Lindsay Ann Bakes: New Years Eve Cupcake Clock

Friday, December 27, 2013

New Years Eve Cupcake Clock

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Can you believe the year is almost over?! They seem to fly by quicker and quicker... where does the time go? To make saying goodbye to 2013 a little less bitter and a little more sweet, here is a super simple and fun way to serve dessert this New Years Eve!



You will need
  • cardboard circle covered in foil or festive wrapping paper
  • Black licorice twist
  • 12 cupcakes baked in festive baking cups
  • frosting of your choice (click here to see a list of my faves)
  • sprinkles, any colors
  • black gel icing

Directions
First, start by snipping a licorice twist in 2 parts (making one long and one short piece) and snip off the tip to create the 2 clock hands.


Next, cover a cardboard circle with foil or decorative and festive tissue or wrapping paper. Plcae your clock hands in the center.


Spread a layer of frosting on the tops of each cupcake and roll in sprinkles. I used gold and slver sugar sprinkles, but any fun and festive color will work.


Arrange the 12 cupcakes around your board.


Use a tube of black gel icing, or tint some of your frosting to pipe on the numbers, 1-12 on each cupcake.


Now you can decorate your assembled clock.


I added some pastel confetti sprinkles to give it a little more color!


Adjust the hands of the clock as the night goes on and have a happy and healthy New Year!!!


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