learn how to make victorian inspired fashion cupcakes

Victorian fashion romance

When you think of Victorian inspired cupcake designs you immediately think of romance and perhaps exquisite.

Perhaps the accessories from Rose’s vanity (in her room on the Titanic).

Handmade lace doilies, heavy luxuries mirrors, Halcyon Days’ pill boxes, hats, pearls, and small clutches. I choose a few of these splendid ornaments to adorn my victorian inspired cupcakes.

With a few supplies and a little knowledge vintage fashion knowledge you can create  charming cupcakes that are perfect for a bridal shower, wedding favor, sweet 16, or special occasion.

Victorian Cupcakes:

learn how to make victorian inspired fashion cupcakes for a wedding

dust old gold lustre dust over the fondant lace handkerchief for an antique effect!


  • 1- Recipe Rose-Vanilla Cupcake
  • 1- cup  royal icing
  • Fondant
  • Gumpaste/flower paste
  • Petal/lustre dust
  • Plum
  • Larkspur
  • Old gold
  • Bronze
  • Black
  • Pearl
  • Edible glue
  • Water
  • Everclear or lemon extract
  • Small 6- petal set small,OP
  • Parchment cones


  • Dresden tool, Fmm
  • Quilting too, PME
  • Scriber tool with diamond pattern handle, needed for hat
  • Turkey tracer
  • Silcone paint brush, color shaper
  • Mini rollin pin
  • Jewelry mold, JD
  • Small bow mold, FI or you may create a small bow by hand
  • 1.5 nozzle, PME
  • Paper cornet or pipping bag (sandwich works too)]
  • Artist brush
  • #00 artist brush
  • Variety of circle cutters
  • Artrist knife
  • A-ceto blade
  • Pasta machine, optional

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Bake, cool and cover cupcakes with fondant.

To achieve the flat top cut the top off the cupcakes and cover immediately to ensure your cupcakes do not become hard.

Once all your cupcakes are covered allow them to set for about 4 hours to overnight.

Gather your prepared cupcakes and supplies and please enjoy the video.

Prior to creating the ornaments mix 50/50 fondant to gumpaste and colour the paste.

The cupcakes make a beautiful presence on any dessert table.

learn how to make victorian inspired fashion cupcakes for a wedding

It is so much fun to go back in time!

Colour the fondant and the doily the same colour, for the best visual effect.

learn how to make victorian inspired fashion cupcakes for a wedding

Happy Victorian cupcake decorating!

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