Fondant Cupcakes

I made more chocolate cupcakes with swiss meringue buttercream again for my cousin's baby's first month celebration. As a token of appreciation for the couple, I made a pair of baby sleeping fondant cupcakes for them. I was glad the chocolate cupcakes were well received, and the couple was delighted to receive my personalised fondant cupcakes.
I'm submitting this to Aspiring Bakers #16: Fun with Fondant! (February 2012) hosted by Yvonne of iceamericanos.

On a separate subject, I was pleasantly surprise to see an old schoolmate from Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) from my cousin's baby's celebration! It was 20 years ago when we last met! He was my swimming coach at Lifeguard Corps Club in NP, even though he was only one year my senior. When I went for my studies in NP after my "A' levels, I was admitted directly to year 2. At that time, I do not know how to swim, and took the opportunity to learn in NP. We reminisced the good old time we had during that period, including our outing to Kallang River for kayaking. It really brought back fond memories of the times during my tertiary studies.


shirley@kokken69 said...
February 27, 2012 at 8:46 PM

I have never played with Fondant and I know how delightful they can make baked goods look. This is a great example.

jo said...
February 27, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Very pretty Jane. Makes me want to do a fondant cake soon.

DG said...
February 28, 2012 at 12:42 AM

Jane, it's very cute, look at the pacifier ... hiihii love it!

passionbaker said...
February 28, 2012 at 9:18 AM

Thanks Shirley! It'll simply delight people who doesn't do fondants. :p

passionbaker said...
February 28, 2012 at 9:18 AM

Thanks Jo! Start playing with your fondant again! :)

passionbaker said...
February 28, 2012 at 9:18 AM

Thanks Doris! LOL

Juliana said...
February 29, 2012 at 7:24 AM

Beautifully the color of the cute the baby :)

passionbaker said...
March 1, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Thanks Juliana.

Ah Tze said...
March 2, 2012 at 12:01 AM

May I know how you keep the fondant cupcakes from sweating until the day of serving? As I plan to make a fondant cake for my son. thanks!

passionbaker said...
March 2, 2012 at 2:20 PM

Hi Ah Tze,
I left the fondant covered cupcakes in room temperature. I didn't put them into the fridge for fear of sweating when I take it out. The last time when I did a 2-tier fondant cake, I left it at room temperature too. Hope this clarifies.

Nasi Lemak Lover said...
March 5, 2012 at 4:55 PM

cute fondant cupcake!

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