Today’s challenge is to make flower cupcake soap. Flower cupcake soap is soap put into cupcake molds and then the flower is piped on top. I have tried piping in the past with poor results (see above). My lack of experience coupled with me not waiting for the soap to thicken enough to hold its piping shape contributed to a sad-looking cupcake. If you are good at piping then you will excel at this, even if you are new to soaping.
Piping will come in handy for future soap designs so I had to try to improve. It’s time to lift the veil of shame I’ve cast over the cupcake world! I have never piped petals before but I watched a tutorial online a few times and have learned from my mistakes. I have a little bit of floral fragrance left over and thought it’d be a great way to use it up for a test batch. Here we go! (more…)