This dessert becomes the top-notch choice as a sweet gesture these days. You can bring it with you to your close friends and family member’s birthday parties. Have you ever think to make it more yummy and decorative? Yes, it can be possible with a cupcake topper. This pretty handy item makes your eating experience memorable and special. They are available in different sizes and designs and you can be made them or buy them from a local market.
From birthday celebrations to occasional parties, the cupcake is the foremost choice among all food items. A mix of sweet texture and cream uplifts the party mood and make your friends joyful. They are easy to make and can be decorated easily. In comparison to jumbo size cakes, a cupcake is budget-friendly.
If you are interested to create your toppers, this blog is for you. In this blog, we will focus on certain aspects related to how to make a cupcake topper? What size should a cupcake topper use? How much do you spend on making a cupcake topper? What ingredients are required to create a cupcake topper at home? Let discuss
Is it easy to make a cupcake topper?
It is an easy task especially when you have a creative mind. The cupcake toppers doesn’t take a too long time and doesn’t cost too much. It is always come in handy. The difficulty may find by people is to calculate the cupcake topper’s right size.
An appropriate size depends upon the consistency and size of a cupcake. To avoid this evaluation, you can consider regular brownies, sliced fruits, cake slices as a cupcake topper. But remember, they should be cut into small pieces and sizes. Talking about artificial cupcake topper, an artificial cupcake toppers is made up of different materials like plastic, toothpick, paper, etc.
Different Size of Cupcake toppers
There are majorly three sizes of cupcake toppers include standard size, large and small size. In standard size, the 2.5-inch covers while in large size 3.5 inches are covered. At last, the small cupcake topper is about 1.5 inches.
Well, the size of cupcake toppers depends upon the diameter and coverage of the cupcake. Sometimes, choosing the right topper is difficult because of improper knowledge of making a cupcake. So firstly make sure about the size of the muffin and cupcake. Besides this, you have to keep in mind the design of the topper that you think of making.
If you are using a toothpick for settling topper, you will need to resize your design. Topper constructed with a toothpick is made in between 1.25 to 1.75 inches. For the right size, you can take some trials or watch you-tube videos. The standard size of each topper is two inches in diameter. Usually, a cupcake has four layers including a base layer, two center layers and a top layer. That is why a well-built cupcake topper should be required.
You can use the below-listed material for making a perfect topper:
- Washi Tape
- Greeting Cards
- Chalkboard Paint
- Plastic and so on
Use of Icing Sheets:
These are A4 size sheets, even flexible and soft. It has a thin layer that is peeling off easily and pushed onto a plastic backing sheet.
Which topper size is best to use?
Mostly the standard sizes topper is preferable. Because of its perfect size, it should be even used by bakers. You can make a standard size topper by using A4 sheets. Apart from this, you can consider 50mm for 15 per sheet, 38mm for 30 per sheet and 23mm for 54 per sheet.
These are some methods and sizes that you consider to make a topper at home without spending a lot.
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