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Sunshine-hued cupcakes come into full bloom around a central cake covered in berries that mimic sunflowers' familiar seeds. You'll need about 75 mini cupcakes to pull off the incredible design, so bake them in batches and then frost them together once they have cooled.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2011
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  • halfnelson79079
    26 MAY, 2018
    I would give this 11 Stars! Sunflowers are my favorite!! Blackberries are also a favorite!!! B'day is March 10th. Thank you for sharing this....Beautiful....Creative...Masterpiece!! I am taking a picture to send out, next Feb., maybe someone will get the hint!!raf
  • CRK9
    27 MAY, 2013
    You would need a tray that is at least 19-20" wide. The center cake is 5" and the mini cupcakes are 1-3/4". They didn't use a tray in the photo and that's probably why.
  • drmathkat
    19 APR, 2013
    This is not a review but a question. Does anyone know how large this sunflower is? I am trying to figure out if I have a pan/plate large enough to put it on. Thanks.
  • patri2430
    10 MAR, 2013
    for the mini muffin pans is it the 1 inch or the 3 quater one those are tiny tiny cupcakes.-
  • kiltfire
    28 JUL, 2012
    "cupcake cake" sounds like a typo....

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