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How to make cupcakes look like sushi

Make Cupcakes Look Like Sushi

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To mimic the "eel" wrapping found on sushi, use black construction paper. You will want to measure your baked cupcake bottom/around to get the correct length before cutting the strips.

To mimic the "eel" wrapping found on sushi, use black construction paper. You will want to measure your baked cupcake bottom/around to get the correct length before cutting the strips.

After marking your length/width, cut paper strips. You should cut one strip per baked cupcake.

After marking your length/width, cut paper strips. You should cut one strip per baked cupcake.

Taking one strip at a time, roll to form a ring shape. Secure the ring using your stapler.

Taking one strip at a time, roll to form a ring shape. Secure the ring using your stapler.

Place formed "eel wrappers" to the side.

Place formed "eel wrappers" to the side.

Mimic raw fish, seafood and vegetables by artfully cutting multi-colored gummy candies. I used gummy fish, Asian watermelon gummy candy and Dots - all easy to cut. Use toothpicks to help place candy.

Mimic raw fish, seafood and vegetables by artfully cutting multi-colored gummy candies. I used gummy fish, Asian watermelon gummy candy and Dots - all easy to cut.  Use toothpicks to help place candy.

Cover a plate with coconut, then press the tops of iced cupcakes into the bed of coconut until covered and flattened. Begin placing your cut candy.

Cover a plate with coconut, then press the tops of iced cupcakes into the bed of coconut until covered and flattened.  Begin placing your cut candy.

Choose a style of sushi for your inspiration. This will help as you arrange different shapes and colors on the top of each cupcake.

Choose a style of sushi for your inspiration. This will help as you arrange different shapes and colors on the top of each cupcake.

TIPS... Cut candy gets sticky, take a break and refrigerate to harden. Use clean hands and toothpicks to arrange candy. House cupcakes in a holder to keep them study while decorating.

TIPS...  Cut candy gets sticky, take a break and refrigerate to harden.  Use clean hands and toothpicks to arrange candy.  House cupcakes in a holder to keep them study while decorating.

After you decorate, grab paper rings and give each cupcake an eel wrapper. For displaying, place them in sushi trays, create a sushi boat or decorate your table with sets of chopsticks. Enjoy!

  • 24.0 cupcakes (chocolate or vanilla flavored) cooled
  • 6.0c whipped vanilla icing
  • 2.0c sweetened coconut flakes
  • assorted gummy candies (Dots, Fish, etc..)
  • 6.0 sheets black construction paper
  • scissors
  • stapler