A Flock of Sheep

This quick tutorial is for my adorable niece S. S is 5 and loves to help her mom bake!

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Make some yummy cupcakes….(recipe to follow soon).

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Buy a bag of mini marshmallows.

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Ganache or frost your cupcakes with a yummy frosting of your choice.

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Push white marshmallows into the frosting or ganache before it sets, working from the outermost circle.

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Here’s what you need to make the faces of the sheep.

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Some pale brown fondant. White fondant or gum paste for the eyes. Black fondant for the eyes. Basic modelling tools- a ball tool, a pencil tool and a knife tool. You can use the back of a paint brush and a knife if you don’t have these tools.
Model a marble sized ball of brown fondant into an oblong shape.
Take two small pea sized, balls of brown fondant and flatten them into long tear drops to make the ears.
Use the pencil tool, or the middle of a paint brush to make a dent in the middle of the oblong.
Use the ball tool or the back of a paint brush to make indentations for the eyes.
Take two little balls of white fondant and flatten them into the marked indentation .Push them into place, then attach the black eyes with a tiny smidgen of water.

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With the knife tool make a shallow Y. Deepen the ends of the Y with the pencil tool or a toothpick. These are the nostrils.

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Stick the head onto the ganache, then cover around, with the marshmallows.

Cut some in half and glue onto the forehead of the sheep.

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Have fun with your flock!

Love,
R aunty

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23 Comments Add yours

  1. Angela P-W says:

    Ewes so beautiful!!

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thanks Angela ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Fig & Quince says:

    This is beyond adorable!!! What a great idea and so so so CUTE!

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Azita! I love decorating, but can’t post everything on my blog. Do take a look at my Facebook and Flickr pages.
      R

      1. Fig & Quince says:

        Will do! You should totally also get on Pinterest! Like, right away

      2. radhika25 says:

        Oh, I am on Pinterest. Just type Radhika Sheshashayee Pinterest and you will see all my boards.

      3. Fig & Quince says:

        Your Flickr link on your blog doesn’t seem to work! And maybe I’m blind but I don’t see your FB link either … I will be mostly off the Internet today (being a dutiful auntie myself today entertaining a certain little one) but I really want to check them out. Can you send me link? my email is fig @ figandquince dot com

  3. Fig & Quince says:

    ps you are an awesome aunt!

    1. radhika25 says:

      My sweet niece is on a different continent- so she only can see the pictures ๐Ÿ™‚
      But I’ve made the halwa, and will be posting it soon…
      R

  4. Lynn Dias says:

    Hey Radhika – this is so cute! as always wonderful creative ideas flowing from you…
    Love
    Lynn

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thank you Lyn dearest!
      R

  5. Jacquee says:

    And a cute flock they are! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. radhika25 says:

      I loved your elephants and seals and ring master!

  6. Oh my goodness, these are too cute to eat! I’m so impressed by how well those marshmallows imitate the sheeps’ fleece.

    1. radhika25 says:

      Hannah, thank you! I need to learn how to take pictures from you ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. radhika25 says:

      Hey Nik, welcome here! Your blog and your pictures were fantastic! I spent hours browsing yesterday ๐Ÿ™‚
      R

  7. First, Happy Birthday Little S!
    These cupcakes are adorable, Radhika!!!
    You are a talented and kind lady! ๐Ÿ˜€

    1. radhika25 says:

      Thanks Fae! Just been busy lately.
      R

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