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Melt Hearts With These Adorable Melted Snowmen Cupcakes

Everyone loves a cute cupcake! For some instant fun, serve up these adorable, melted snowmen cupcakes at your next holiday get-together. They’re surprisingly easy to make and a sure-fire hit.

melted snowmen cupcakes

Melted snowmen cupcakes

Materials:

Step 1:

Tutorial for melted snowmen cupcakes

Flat ice the top of your cupcake with the base color fondant of your choice. We opted for a bubble-gum pink. Make sure that you test the size of your fondant circle to see how well it fits the top. It helps to choose cutters a little larger than the top of your cupcake.

Step 2:

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Roll a small ball of white fondant and attach it to the top of your cupcake using edible glue. This is going to form the melted lump shape of your snowman’s head.

Step 3:

Melted snowman cupcake tutorial

Roll out the white fondant and cut a circle the same size as your cupcake. This is going to form the melted body of your snowman. At this stage, you can lightly brush a little white luster dust on top to give your snowman a frosty look.

Step 4:

How to make melted snowmen cupcakes

Using your blade tool, cut the edges of your white fondant circle to create a melted shape. Drape this over the top of your cupcake and attach with edible glue. Try not to add too much glue — it can get messy fast.

Step 5:

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Use the small ball tool to indent a pair of eye sockets into the head of your snowman. Add a little edible glue.

How to make melted snowmen cupcakes for Christmas parties

Attach two black edible sugar pearls into the sockets for your snowman’s eyes.

Step 6:

How to make melted snowman cupcakes for Christmas get-togethers

Roll and mold a small amount of orange fondant into a teardrop shape. Indent a series of lines along it to give it a carrot-like texture. Attach with a dab of edible glue.

Note: You can also make your snowman’s nose out of a ball of white fondant.

Step 7:

How to make melted snowman cupcakes for Christmas time

Add the final touches. Using a small ball tool, indent a round mouth shape (or smile if you like) on your snowman’s face. 

Use pink edible petal dust and a food-safe paintbrush to apply some blush to its cheeks.

You can also sprinkle little snowflake sprinkles for extra frostiness! White nonpareils work well for this too.

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Design ideas: How about adding fondant mittens, a scarf or pom-pom topped hat? You can also use pretzel sticks for your snowman’s arms. 

What cute treats will you be whipping up this winter?

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