Check out some
cute manly cupcakes I made for a Rock ‘n Roll birthday party for a totally rockin’ dude. I used my chocolate cupcake base with a vanilla buttercream frosting. I topped each cupcake with a skull and crossbones made from royal icing, and drew on their little, precious manly faces with edible marker.
I love how the primary colors pop between the dark cupcake and the white skull. (The color palette was suggested by the birthday boy’s equally rockin’ girlfriend.) I achieved the stripes in the swirls by painting icing gel on the piping bag before I filled it with frosting. I’m hoping to have a royal icing tutorial for you all sometime soon, but until then feast your eyes on these: