Rich Swiss meringue buttercream makes a delectable canvas for gumdrops in these kid-friendly cupcakes.
Photography: Con Poulos
Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2009
Fill a pastry bag fitted with a star tip with buttercream. Pipe 6 starbursts around perimeter of cupcake, then pipe a starburst in the center. Place a gumdrop in the center of each starburst. Repeat with remaining cupcakes, buttercream, and gumdrops.