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Make A Giant Cupcake Pinata from Chocolate! - A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

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Make and Decorate a Giant Chocolate Cupcake Pinata, filled with your favourite candy and lollies! Perfect for any occasion! --- SUBSCRIBE to MyCupcakeAddiction for more free tutorials! ---

If you love cupcakes, chocolate, candy and smashing things, then this awesome Cupcake Pinata is for you! Using minimal ingredients, a few pieces of equipment and almost zero skill, this is the perfect, no bake giant cupcake option for everyone!

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PS: The cupcake case I have used has been baked in several times and you can see some discolouration around the edges - this HAS been washed&scrubbed and is from many uses but does not affect the result of the chocolate pinata at all. Just FYI if you are using a pre-used giant cupcake mould and are worried about the same issue :)

500g-600g (18oz-20z) melted dark, milk or white chocolate
50g (2oz) copha, shortening or Crisco (to thin the chocolate a little)
Assorted sized m&m's (I used mini and peanut)
1 large red round candy (gumball, giant jaffa, ball of fondant)
Enough assorted candy to fill the base of your giant cupcake

Zip Lock Bag
You will need a GIANT SILICONE CUPCAKE MOULD -- these can be bought online, via ebay and at most cake decorating and homeware shops -- make sure it is SILICONE, not metal as it needs to be flexible
Iced cake board (optional) (I used a 10" wooden board)
Turntable or lazy susan (optional)

Useful Links:
Link to Ice a Cake Board tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGZfKH8Y1Xo
Link to Giant Chocolate Patty Pan tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG3n1OHwMYk

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xx Elise
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