Baby Shower Rattle Cupcakes

December 18, 2009 at 6:45 pm 13 comments


These are baby rattle cupcakes for a baby shower.  My friend was attending a baby shower for her friend and asked me to make some cupcakes for her to take to the shower.  Normally, she would make the cupcakes herself but she is also pregnant and in her first trimester and these days, she just feels sick all the time.

I decided to make vanilla cupcakes using Billy Reece’s Vanilla Vanilla Cupcake recipe and for the first time also tried Billy’s Vanilla Buttercream recipe.  As I was only making 12 cupcakes for the baby shower, I asked my other friends to taste test the extra cupcakes I made.  The feedback is that these cupcakes are much lighter than the Magnolia Vanilla Cupcakes and the icing was not too sweet (Billy’s recipe calls for 6-8 cups of sugar and I made sure I stuck to the 6 and nothing more).

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13 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Rosario Barandog-Villaluz  |  March 25, 2010 at 11:42 am

    hi lor! musta na? glad to learn that you develop your passion in baking lately.nalingaw mi au ni vera sa imo creations.we’re in the same office.best regards and God bless

    Reply
  • 2. Mandi  |  December 21, 2010 at 8:02 pm

    What did you use for the stick part? I’d love to steal this idea!

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    • 3. LQ  |  December 28, 2010 at 12:10 pm

      I used lollipop sticks…

      Reply
  • 4. Courtney  |  February 18, 2011 at 12:51 am

    Love this idea! Are the colored flowers on top fondant?

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    • 5. LQ  |  March 28, 2011 at 5:23 pm

      Yes they are.

      Reply
  • 6. mary  |  March 28, 2011 at 5:17 am

    what is at the bottom of the lollipop stick?

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    • 7. LQ  |  March 28, 2011 at 5:22 pm

      It’s fondant..

      Reply
  • 8. Jade  |  April 4, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    is the yellow that makes up the rattle, buttercream or fondant? If its buttercream, how’d you get it SO smooth and perfect!?

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    • 9. LQ  |  November 19, 2011 at 10:57 pm

      Sorry for the late reply. It’s buttercream. Made it smooth using a spatula & patting it with my finger.

      Reply
  • 10. nicci  |  August 29, 2011 at 8:03 am

    Hi, i love these! i need to make 24 for a gender neutral shower at my office…

    how did you get the butter cream so flat. Is that yellow fondant on top?

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    • 11. LQ  |  November 19, 2011 at 11:01 pm

      Sorry for the late reply. It’s buttercream smoothened using a spatula & patting with my finger.

      Reply
  • 12. Anahi  |  September 13, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    Is the rattle a cookie or fondant?

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    • 13. LQ  |  November 19, 2011 at 11:02 pm

      Sorry for the late reply. It’s buttercream.

      Reply

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