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Make a Gumball Machine Giant Cupcake Cake! A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

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Learn how to make this awesome Gumball Machine cake, using your giant cupcake mould! So easy, and yet another great use for your giant cupcake baking pan! SUBSCRIBE to MyCupcakeAddiction for more great tutorials

Tools&Equipment:
Candy Jar (lid diameter 9.5cm (3.3/4") / jar = 15cm (6") tall 15cm (6") wide, 11cm (4.5") deep)
Knife
Circle cutter 8cm (3.1/4")
Circle cutter 5cm (2")
Circle cutter 3cm (1.1/4)
Fondant roller (regular rolling pin will do)
Ribbon (I used blue but you can use any colour you like)
Water
Paintbrush
Cornflour (or powdered sugar)

Ingredients:
Giant cupcake (I used Red Velvet -- recipe link below)
Grey fondant ( I didn't mix the colour all the way through, which gave me a grey marbled effect)
Red fondant
Giant chocolate cupcake case (made from red candy melts&white chocolate -- see tutorial link below)
Cake board (I iced mine orange -- see icing board tutorial below)
Spare cake board or cutting board to do the "flip" transfer
Gumballs (or whatever candy you'd like to fill your machine with)
Red candy melts

Useful Links:
Link to Red Velvet cupcakes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mZCVifzrgI
Link to Cream Cheese frosting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqX7RWLcrPI
Link to Buttercream Frosting: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_xqvYCfrpU
Link to How to Ice a Cake Board: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGZfKH8Y1Xo
Link to Giant Cupcake Basics 1 (giant chocolate cupcake case) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG3n1OHwMYk
Link to Giant Cupcake Basics 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekRTQZPxtRA
Link to Giant Cupcake Basics 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJfs8gBbC8Q
Link to How to Cut and Serve a Giant Cupcake: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23dtS-4yYw8

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I'd love to see pics of your cakes and cake pops on ANY of the above -- You all know how mine turn out -- now show me YOUR creations!

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XX Elise
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