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With Thanksgiving and Christmas on the way desserts, pies, cookies, and even cupcakes are taking center stage. I have made it no secret here that I have a picky eater on my hands.
Well, my picky eater is not a fan of fruits and veggies. This kid begged us to go apple picking. She swore she ate an apple at school for the first time recently and liked it. The same kid took one bite of one of the apples and spat it out.
Moreover, she also recently convinced my husband that it was only because the apple wasn’t dipped in caramel. So, dad bought her a caramel apple with chocolate chips and nuts. Once again, the verdict was not a fan of apples even candy coated!
So, I have had to get creative with sweets and desserts for this kid. Trust me; she won’t be eating any fruit pies like pumpkin, cherry or more.
But she will eat cupcakes. Believe it or not, she not only loves regular icing but fondant, as well.
So, I decided to make mock cherry pie cupcakes minus the cherry using fondant.
These cupcakes are seriously too cute. And they are indeed picky eater approved here. Plus, they are the perfect holiday cupcake. See for Thanksgiving; they are the ideal fruit pie themed that are kid-friendly. On top of this, they also work for Christmas time, as they are red and festive looking, too.
So how about it? Do you indeed want to make cherry pie cupcakes?Are you looking for a kid-friendly dessert for the upcoming holidays? Then, check out this fun cherry pie themed cupcake made with simply with fondant!
Then, read on now for the simple cherry pie cupcakes recipe below.
Cherry Pie Cupcakes Recipe
- One dozen of your favorite vanilla cupcakes
- Red decorating icing
- 3-4 oz. red fondant
- 2-3 oz. white fondant
- Brown gel food coloring
- Ensure that all of your cupcakes are cool before decorating. Frost each cupcake with red decorating icing and set aside.
- Line a clean working surface with wax paper and roll out numerous spheres from your red fondant (about ¼ of an inch in size) and place them neatly on wax paper.
- Dot your white fondant with 2-3 drops of brown gel food coloring and knead until completely tinted. Roll out 12 ½ inch spheres and then roll them into long strips.
- Place red fondant spheres on the frosted cupcakes. Take your fondant strips and place around the circumference of each cupcake.
- Go along the light brown fondant and pinch to create the “flute” effect of an actual pie crust. Serve and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 430 Total Fat: 20.6g Saturated Fat: 12.1g Cholesterol: 105mg Sodium: 205mg Carbohydrates: 58g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 44.6g Protein: 3g
Do you like using fondant on your cupcakes?
Now, share with me in the comments.