Beautiful red roses are a classic symbol of love and romance. These simple yet elegant Valentines Cupcake decorations are the perfect way to give your heart to that special someone. For an unusual twist, why not vary the colour of the rose to a deep purple or blue?
You will need
• cupcakes baked in gold foil cases
• buttercream or topping of your choice
• red sugar roses: get our step by step instructions
1 Snip the end off the large piping (pastry) bag and put the star tube (tip) inside. Fill with the buttercream and, holding each cupcake in one hand in turn, pipe a swirl, as shown on p. 99.
2 Create the roses following our easy-to-follow instructions. Brush lightly with edible glue and sprinkle with red glitter. Leave to dry for a few minutes.
3 Push the roses into the buttercream.
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