Rachael Teufel

Sprinkle Edges on Cupcakes

Rachael Teufel
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Duration:   3  mins

Cupcakes with sprinkles are perfect for any occasion! You can find sprinkles in almost any color, shape, or size! They are one of the easiest and quickest ways to add color and texture to your cupcakes and cakes. Join cake designer Rachael Teufel in this free lesson as she demonstrates three techniques to applying sprinkles to classic round cupcakes.

With a large round piping tip and American-style crusting buttercream, Rachael walks you though icing mini cupcakes to create a smooth top with even edges, similar to fondant. Then Rachael applies three types of sprinkles—tiny round nonpareil sprinkles, colorful tubular jimmies, and sanding sugar in three different styles. First, she applies sprinkles to the entire cupcake, then only the edges, and lastly just the top. Rachael also shares her tips and tricks on using a crusting buttercream with the powdered-sugar method.

With a few sprinkles and a little twist of the wrist, you can have adorable mini cupcakes in a matter of moments! Check out Fun Ways to Use Sprinkles for more great ideas on how to use sprinkles.

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