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SMARTIES Cupcake Snake

This sneaky SMARTIES snake is sure to please the crowd!
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Servings: 12 cupcakes
Skill level: Intermediate

What you need

1 package Chocolate Cupcake Mix
1 tub Vanilla Frosting
1 inch Red Fruit Leather
1 pair Candy eyes

How to prepare


Bake 12 cupcakes according to package directions; let cool completely. Ice cupcakes making sure icing evenly tops cupcakes and doesn’t create a dome. Arrange SMARTIES on their side onto centres of 11 cupcakes to form snake scales. Make sure to leave an undecorated strip of icing on both edges of each cupcake.

Using SMARTIES, decorate remaining cupcake to form face of snake. Add candy eyes, SMARTIES for the nose and, using kitchen shears, shape fruit leather to form the snake’s tongue.


Shape it

Arrange the cupcakes to customize the look and shape of the snake!