Photo: Beth Branch

The Flash cupcakes would make the fastest man alive proud. Blow your guests away at a super hero party, birthday celebration, or your Halloween festivities. (Click here for stencils.)

How to Make It

Step 1

Make and bake vanilla cupcakes according to recipe directions. After the cupcakes have cooled, frost with vanilla bean frosting.

Step 2

To make The Flash cupcake toppers: first, print the stencils (which can be found here) and cut them out.

Step 3

Next roll out the red fondant to 1/4-inch thickness. Using the bigger circle stencil, cut out the red circles with a sharp knife. Store any leftover fondant in a ziptop plastic bag so it won't dry out.

Step 4

Roll out the white fondant and cut out the smaller circles. Store any leftover fontant in a ziptop bag.

Step 5

Trace the lightning bolt shape onto the yellow sugar sheet with a black edible ink marker*. After tracing all of the lightning bolts, cut them out with sharp scissors and peel the plastic from the back.

Step 6

Dampen the center of a red circle with water and place a white circle on top. Then, lightly coat the white circle with water and place a lightning bolt on top. Repeat with the rest of the shapes. Let the toppers dry completely before adding them to your frosted cupcakes.

Chef's Notes

*Edible ink markers can be found at most craft stores.

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