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These pot of gold cupcakes are a super fun way to celebrate St Patricks Day! They really go together quite easily. For a few more cute St. Patricks ideas check out these easy rainbow cupcakes or whip up a delicious shamrock shake.
Pot of Gold Cupcake Supplies
- edible gold spray mist
- mini golden Oreos
- black fondant
- cupcakes in black liners
- gold coarse sugar
- 3 inch cookie cutter
- 2 inch cookie cutter
- corn syrup
- paint brush
Spray both sides the mini golden Oreos with a couple coats of edible gold mist.
Roll fondant about 1/8 inch thick onto wax paper. One small package of black fondant will make about five pot of gold cupcakes. Use a three inch cookie cutter to cut a circle that covers the top of the cupcake. A three inch circle should work for a standard cupcake….but check your cupcake before beginning.
Cut out the center of the fondant with the 2 inch cookie cutter.
Be sure to save the scraps around the three inch circle and the two inch circle.
Place the three in ring on top of the cupcake and smooth with your hands. Use the scraps to make a long roll that will fit around the opening and also make handles.
Place a small amount of corn syrup around the edge of the opening.
place the long roll around the opening. Make handles and attach with corn syrup and pressure to each side.
Fill opening with gold coarse sugar.
Add the golden Oreos as coins.
You might also like to celebrate with rainbow cupcakes.
It is super easy to give cupcakes rainbow frosting with colored sugar.