Topiary Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting
1) Bake some regular and mini cupcakes.
2) Make Mascarpone Frosting and use to frost cupcakes (Recipe Below).
3) Cut bamboo skewers down to four inches or use lollipop sticks and tie a pretty bow on them.
4) Place the flat end of the skewer into the regular cupcake all the way down and then place the mini cupcake on the pointy end, about half way through.
1lb Powdered Sugar, Sifted
8 oz. Mascarpone Cheese
5 Tablespoons of Butter, Softened
1/2 Teaspoons of Pure Vanilla Extract
1/4 Cups of Milk
Cream the mascarpone and butter for a few seconds, until blended. Add the vanilla and mix. Next, alternately add the powdered sugar and milk. Mix until all the ingredients are combined. Store frosted cupcakes in the refrigerator. Frosts 24 regular cupcakes.