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?? About putting a logo on cupcakes

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 
Someone asked me to make cupcakes with a logo-it's just 4 capital letters with a line underneath. They want plain vanilla and chocolate cupcakes.

What would be the best way to do this? I was thinking of piping royal icing on wax paper (tracing over the logo). How would I place them on the cupcake? Would it be best to pipe the letters onto some royal icing (like a flat based) and then place that directly on the buttercream?

Thanks!
post #2 of 8
My best suggestion would be to make fondant circles and then pipe the royal icing letters onto that. Royal icing will begin to soften/dissolve once you put it onto buttercream.
post #3 of 8
I think royal icing gets soft when placed on butter cream.
post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 
Thank you! I thought it would soften if placed on buttercream...hadn't thought of fondant. Will give that a go. Thanks!
post #5 of 8
Depending on the look you want and the logo...you could pipe melted chocolate onto wax paper.
post #6 of 8
Royal on buttercream should be fine (I pipe right onto SMBC all the time and that's a high-fat one) but chocolate will be sturdier and faster (no drying time). HOWEVER, I echo my support for the fondant coin logo, it will look far cleaner than the loose letters and less assembly time too with no breakage.
post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
Thanks ya'll!

I'm going to try the fondant/royal icing and also fondant/edible markers. I can draw pretty well and it's an easy logo. I'll see what turns out...
post #8 of 8
Hey Osgirl, I actually made my own repeat sheets- IOW- I used a program on my computer to make one logo, sized it, and saved it. My program will print out as many as one sheet will hold. One is pictured below. I can then use these with wax paper, and make uniform shapes, I also use this same program for the over 5000 fonts I do this way. I then make up my RI recipe, and pipe away. Maybe I can make a page for you, let me know.
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