It may look like these cupcakes were painstakingly hand-painted, but they were created effortlessly. Find out how.

How to decorate cupcakes

How to decorate cupcakes: What you’ll need


    • Cake Stencils: Floral (ref 17637), Ornate (ref 17638), Diamond (ref 17639), £5.99 for 2; at Lakeland, (01539 488100)


    • Edible Silk in Light Silver, Lunar Lilac and Gold Treasure, £2.59 each, all Lakeland, (01539 488100)


How to decorate cupcakes



    • Roll gently with a rolling pin, and then dust with edible silk or lustre powder.


    • Just lift the stencil to reveal the elegant design.


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