Sunday, July 17, 2011

Corn on the Cob Cupcakes


Corn on the Cob Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 24 vanilla cupcakes baked in white paper liners
  • 1 (16-ounce) can vanilla frosting
  • Yellow food color
  • About 3-1/2 cups small jelly beans in assorted yellow, cream and white colors (such as Jelly Belly)
  • 4 pieces yellow fruit chews (such as Laffy Taffy, Starburst)
  • 1 tablespoon each black and white decorating sugars (see Note)
  • 8 sets corn holders
Instructions
  1. Tint vanilla frosting pale yellow with the food color.
  2. Working with 3 cupcakes at a time, spread yellow frosting on top of each. Arrange about 5 rows of jelly beans, close together, on each cupcake. Place the 3 cupcakes side by side on a corn dish or a serving platter. Repeat with remaining cupcakes, frosting, and jelly beans.
  3. Cut the fruit chews into eight 1-inch squares, and soften the edges slightly by hand so that they look melted. Place 1 square on top of each group of 3 cupcakes. Sprinkle with the sugars. Insert 1 corn holder, if using, in each of the end cupcakes.

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