Thursday, January 7

Penguins are done!

Every year we "adopt" a local teacher for christmas and buy supplies and bring in cupcakes.  This year the snow closed school early and we had our reschedule today.  Since our original plan was christmas trees... we thought that since it's past the holiday, we would do penguins.... well, the Penguins are done! See below... the first picture is my finished project and the pic below is the inspiration.

These were so much fun to make and see come alive! I altered from the inspiration below only in the face and cupcake (figured kindergarten kids might not like coconut).  I used a pill cutter and a straight razor that's in the handle (like the kind you use for scraping paint) and cut down orange tic-tacs about 2/3 for the beak and then cut the ends off of white ones for the eyes and then dotted them with the same chocolate as the body.

Here are all the guys together in the box ready to go to the kids!

(posted previously) From one of my fav food blogs (check out their white chocolate pumpkin cheesecake YUM!!!)  Source:


  1. Even better than I imagined!

    I like yours better than the one from ourbestbits. I LOVE the little orange beaks. You should tell the recipients to put the Tic-tacs to the side so they can freshen their breath when they're done.

  2. What kind of chocolate did you use on the marshmellows? The inspiration site looks brown and these look black.

  3. @Anonymous - I actually added dark purple to dark chocolate lol - I was trying to get them as black as possible, I think it turned out pretty good for using what I had on hand!

    hugs! Kim @ Party Frosting!


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