Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tuesday Toppers: Witches Hats

Tuesday Toppers: Witch Hats

Well I think we finally got the flu out of our house! My daughter got it first, then me, then my youngest! It was quite the week! Luckily the hubby had it a few weeks back so I think he's been spared this time around. Now that the house is completely wiped down and sanitized I can pull out the fondant and get back to the fun :D. This week I'm starting the first of my three Halloween toppers, the witches hat. Here is what you will need to make one:

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-Rolling pin
-Fondant smoother
-2" round cookie cutter
-Purple and black fondant (I somehow forgot to put the black in the picture)

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-Take the fondant and divide in half. Make a 1" ball and flatten the other piece.

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-Using the 2" cookie cutter, cut a circle for the brim of the hat.

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-With the fondant smoother at an angle form the ball into a cone shape.

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-Press the bottom down to flatten.

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-Pinch edge so it will set better on the base. (ignore the funky colors on my thumb, I just colored the fondant, lol)

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-Bend the tip down to one side and with the knife make three indents to simulate the fabric folding.

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-Take a small amount of black and roll into a log.

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-Using the rolling pin roll it out to about 1/8" thick and cut a 1/4" strip to go around the hat.

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-Take some of the excess purple and roll it into a thin rope.

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-Place the hat onto the base using a little bit of water to attach.

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-Attach the black band.

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-Take the purple rope and form into a small circle then pinch out four corners for the buckle.

Witch Hat Topper

You are now ready to bewitch your guests with your awesome talents!

Happy Tuesday :D


  1. Hats off to you, a wonderful tutorial! THANK YOU FOR SHARING;)

  2. You are so very generous in sharing with us all ur talent!I so appreciate it......THANKYOU!!

  3. I was looking for an idea for my halloween cupcakes!!!

    Thank you so much, I love your blog!!!

  4. I love it ... and it looks like you even have pumpkin icing! Fabulous, well done!

  5. What a fabulous tutorial. I was in a pinch for a decoration for my cupcake hero; I made a great cupcake but forgot about decorating it. I came to blog for inspiration and I not only got it but step my step instructions as well. I whipped up one of these little hats in just a few minutes and they are absolutely adorable.
    Thank You,

  6. Oh, that is so cute~ And just in the time for Halloween too. The kids will definitely enjoy it. Thanks for sharing! :)

  7. Hi Julie

    BIG THX to u, u really safe my life.. my niece asked me to make a Halloween them cupcake yesterday and I follow your step by step instruction.. it turns up very gorgeous and many ppl admire it… (please feel free to see the photo at http://dlittlekitchen.blogspot.com/2009/10/halloween-birthday.html.

    Thank you again for sharing...

  8. Just found this. Love it!! The instructions are great and your easy to follow instructions are so helpful. Thank you!!