Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes

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Fall is my favorite time of the year and if you want to create a cute fall cupcake this season then you are going to love this Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes.

Learn how to make maple leaf autumn cupcakes this season. This fall cupcakes are pretty simple to make and great for gatherings.

What I love about this Autumn cupcakes is that you can use a boxed cake mix to create the cupcakes or buy plain cupcakes at your local store. These cute fall cupcake creations are super simple to make and seriously will be the talk of your gathering.

How to Make Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes

Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes Ingredients

To make this Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes you are going to need the following ingredients:

  • One dozen vanilla cupcakes
  • yellow fondant
  • red fondant
  • Cornstarch for rolling
  • Maple-leaf cookie cutter
  • unsalted butter
  •  confectioners’ sugar
  • milk
  • Yellow gel food coloring

Now that we have gathered all of our ingredients let’s make this autumn cupcakes.

Let’s begin!

How to make maple leaf fall cupcakes

Step 1 – Before we begin all cupcakes must be cool before decorating.

Step 2 – Get a baking sheet and insert wax paper.

Step 3 – Fold bother fondant colors with one another to create a “marble” look.

Step 4 – Dust cornstarch lightly on your working surface.

Step 5 – Roll your marbled fondant until is about 1/4 of an inch thick.

Step 6 – Use your cookie cutter, cut out maple leaf shapes ( I make extra just in case).

Step 7 – Place the fondant leaves on your lined baking sheet.

Maple Leaf fondant

Step 8 – Use a paring knife and score lines on random areas of each leaf to give some texture.

Step 9 – Fold each leaf slightly to give it a more realistic look.

Step 10 – On slow speed use an electric mixer  and mix the butter, sugar, and milk

Step 11 – Gradually increase the mixer to high.

Step 12 – Add the yellow food coloring and mix until all the ingredients are smooth and it forms semi-stiff peaks.

How to frost a maple leaf fall cupcake

Step 13 – Using a piping back, frost each cupcake.

Step 14 – Top each cupcake with a maple leaf fondant.

 

How to Make Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes

Now your Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes are ready!

You are ready to print this Maple Leaf Fall Cupcake recipe.

Yield: 12 Cupcakes

Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes

Maple Leaf Autumn Cupcakes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • One dozen vanilla cupcakes
  • 3 oz. yellow fondant
  • 3 oz. red fondant
  • Cornstarch for rolling
  • Maple-leaf cookie cutter
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp milk
  • Yellow gel food coloring

Instructions

  1. Ensure that your cupcakes are completely cool before decorating. Line a baking sheet with wax paper and fold both fondant colors with one another, creating a “marbled” look
  2. Lightly dust a clean working surface with cornstarch and roll out your marbled fondant, until it is about ¼ of an inch thick. Using your cookie cutter, cut out 12 maple leaf shapes.
  3. Place each shape on your lined baking sheet. Using a paring knife, score lines on random areas of each leaf, to give them some texture. Fold each leaf slightly.
  4. Using an electric mixture, beat butter, sugar and milk on slow speed. Gradually increase to high and add yellow gel food coloring. The buttercream is ready once the ingredients are smooth and form semi-stiff peaks.
  5. Using a piping bag, frost each cupcake and top with a maple leaf fondant piece.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 546Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 78mgSodium: 221mgCarbohydrates: 86gFiber: 0gSugar: 63gProtein: 3g

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