Happy Tacos – Fun Cupcake Toppers

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Are you smiling yet?

These Happy Tacos make EVERYONE smile… 🌮

Don’t believe me? Go look in the mirror! 😀

Happy Tacos - Edible Fondant Cupcake Toppers FREE Tutorial by Caking with All4Fun Cakes

Hehehehe… Told you so! 😉

Seriously, though… In this blog post and video tutorial, I will be sharing how I made these adorable smile makers.

They may be small, but they are mighty…

Mighty tasty!!!

These 100% edible cuties are made with candy melts and my super tasty LMF Marshmallow Fondant. 😋

Are you ready to have some fun?

Then let’s make some Happy Tacos! 🌮

Tools & Supplies

 

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In addition to the video tutorial, here are step-by-step instructions. 🙂

Happy Tacos - Ingredients - Caking with All4Fun Cakes

Happy Tacos – Making Ingredients

SMILES (not shown in video)

  • Make 1/16-1/8″ diameter snake with black fondant
  • Cut into 1/4-3/8″ sections with X-Acto knife
  • Shape sections into smiles with fingers
  • Place on wax paper and set aside to dry

TACO SHELLS

TOMATOES

  • Roll tiny bits of red fondant into little balls
  • Make five tomatoes per taco
  • Place on wax paper and set aside to dry

MEAT

CHEESE

LETTUCE

  • Shred green fondant with a mini grater
  • BE CAREFUL – DO NOT SHRED YOUR FINGERS!!!
  • Place on wax paper and set aside
  • Gently brush any green fondant free with your fingers

Happy Tacos - Assembly - Caking with All4Fun Cakes

Happy Tacos – Assembling Your Tacos

STEP ONE

  • Brush water on taco shells
  • Add meat inside the shells
  • Rearrange with dresden tool if needed

STEP TWO

  • Brush water on meat
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of the meat

STEP THREE

  • DRIP water on cheese – Note: cheese will be very sticky, avoid touching it with your brush
  • Sprinkle lettuce on top of the cheese

STEP FOUR

  • Brush water on lettuce
  • Gently place five tomatoes on each taco
  • Rearrange with dresden tool if needed

 

Happy Tacos - Make Their Happy Faces - Caking with All4Fun Cakes

Happy Tacos – Make their Happy Faces!

SMILES

  • Use tweezers to gently grab a black fondant smile
  • Lightly dab smile in piping gel
  • Attach to side of taco

EYES

FRECKLES

Carefully stand your Happy Tacos upright on wax paper.  Allow them to dry overnight before placing on freshly frosted cupcakes.

 

Now for the video…

Let’s make some Happy Tacos!!! 🌮

Video Tutorial: HAPPY TACOS – How To Make Edible Cupcake Toppers

Okay, now that you have a list of supplies, detailed instructions and a video for reference, I hope you will grab your kids and make some fun Happy Tacos! 🌮

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Until next time…

Loving life, having fun, and Making Memories with Custom Cakes ❤️

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