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Mermaid Tail Cupcakes


Yields 12 cupcakes

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
  • 1 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • Teal & pink fondant
  • Sky blue & royal blue buttercream frosting in decorating bags
  • Large decorating bag fitted with #1M open star tip
  • Green, gold, and pink luster dust
Equipment

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and sea salt until well combined.
  3. In a large bowl, use a hand mixer to beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla extract and beat well to combine.
  5. On low speed, beat in flour mixture until combined. Add buttermilk, and mix until just combined.
  6. Scoop the batter into cupcake liners and bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean.
  7. Cool cupcakes completely before frosting.

Time to decorate!

  1. Roll out fondant and use the whale cookie cutter to cut out shapes.
  2. Use a curved fondant tool to create scales on each mermaid taile. Allow tails to set for 10 minutes.
  3. Combine gold and pink luster dust and lightly brush some over the pink tails.
  4. Mix green and gold luster dust and lightly brush some over the green tails.
  5. Scoop dark blue and light blue buttercream frosting into two separate decorating bags. Place both bags inside a larger decorating bag fitted with an open star tip.
  6. Place each cupcake inside a blue cupcake wrapper and then frost the tops to look like waves.
  7. Place a mermaid tail on top of each cupcake.
  8. TaDa! These mermaid Tail Cupcakes will have your party swimming in a sea of deliciousness!
Arranged Love Pt.20 {epilogue} | Jungkook

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 | Part 14.5 | Part 15 | Part 16 | Part 17 | Part 18 | Part 19 | Epilogue

Summary: When you and Jungkook are forced into an arranged marriage for publicity, you never expected to find yourself falling for him - even if you know it’s wrong.

Word Count: 2,449

Genre: Fluff/angst

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Colors in Writing

When the colors themselves won’t do, here are the names of some specific shades to add descriptive detail to your writing.

Red

-Amaranth

-Auburn

-Burgundy

-Candy Apple

-Cardinal

-Carmine

-Carnelian

-Cerise

-Chestnut

-Coral

-Crimson

-Fuschia

-Lava

-Magenta

-Mahogany

-Maroon

-Puce

-Raspberry

-Red-violet

-Rose

-Ruby

-Scarlet

-Terracotta

-Vermillion

-Wine

Orange

-Amber

-Apricot

-Champagne

-Gamboge

-Peach

-Portland Orange

-Rust

-Safety Orange

-Tangerine

-Tawny

-Vermillion

Yellow

-Amber

-Beige

-Chartreuse

-Cream

-Ecru

-Flax

-Gold

-Goldenrod

-Harvest Gold

-Jasmine

-Khaki

-Lemon

-Maize

-Mustard

-Olive

-Peach

-Saffron

-Sage

-Straw

-Vanilla

Green

-Army Green

-Asparagus

-Blue-green

-Camoflauge Green

-Emerald

-Fern Green

-Forest Green

-Harlequin

-Hunter Green

-Jade

-Kelly Green

-Lime

-Moss

-Olive

-Pine Green

-Shamrock Green

-Spring Green

-Teal

-Turquoise

-Viridian

Blue

-Azure

-Baby Blue

-Carolina Blue

-Cornflower

-Cyan

-Electric Blue

-Indigo

-Iris

-Light Blue

-Midnight Blue

-Navy

-Oxford Blue

-Periwinkle

-Persian Blue

-Powder Blue

-Prussian Blue

-Royal Blue

-Sapphire

-Sky Blue

-Teal

-True Blue

-Turquoise

-Zaffre

Purple

-Byzantium

-Cerise

-Eggplant

-Fuchsia

-Iris

-Lavender

-Lilac

-Magenta

-Mauve

-Mulberry

-Orchid

-Periwinkle

-Plum

-Red-violet

-Violet

Brown

-Beige

-Bronze

-Burgundy

-Chestnut

-Chocolate

-Coffee

-Copper

-Khaki

-Mahogany

-Maroon

-Russet

-Rust

-Sepia

-Sienna

-Tan

-Taupe

-Tawny

-Umber

-Wheat

Good luck, everyone!