They sorta dont look like cupcakes but they are. Promise.


These are simply chocolate cuppies, white fondant, raspberries and blueberries.



Wanna know how I made them? It could not be easier!


There are just a few simple steps.


Grab some fondant… I highly recommend the marshmallow fondant for these. If you want people to actually eat them that is.


Roll it out to your desired consistency. (I did some thick and some pretty thin and decided that I liked thicker better.)

Then cut it out (I used a parchment template) so that it fits around the cuppie.

Hint: Not all cuppies are created equal; so make your template to fit around the largest one and you can always go back and trim if needed.



Remove the cupcake wrapper, and simply wrap fondant around the cuppie. Then add the fruit of your choice! No frosting needed.


I loved these with blueberry… but was quickly outvoted. Everyone else loved raspberries!



Even if folks dont want to eat the fondant, there is still lots of yummy chocolately raspberry/blueberry infused gooeyness to delight their taste buds.


I hope you try them!

And please, have a wonderfully safe and joyful July 4th celebration!

(Wouldnt it be fun for Christmas? You could use green grapes or kiwis? Or even tint the fondant green with red cherries on top?The possibilities are really endless!)

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Meet Amanda Rettke

Amanda Rettke is the creator of I Am Baker, and the bestselling author of Surprise Inside Cakes: Amazing Cakes for Every Occasion – With a Little Something Extra Inside.Over the course of her 15+ year blogging adventure, she has been featured in and collaborated with the Food Network, New York Times, LA Times, Country Living Magazine, People Magazine, Epicurious, Brides, Romantic Homes, life:beautiful, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Mail, Star Tribune, The Globe and Mail, DailyCandy, YumSugar, The Knot, The Kitchn, and Parade, to name a few.

Reader Comments

  1. Amanda, you never cease to amaze me with your creativity and you come up with ideas so quickly! These are awesome and look so pretty too and so neat and so easy! Thanks for sharing! You inspire me so much.

  2. These would also be fun to make for Canada Day, which is BEFORE the Fourth of July. Lovely photos and great idea!

  3. What a clever idea! Love the vibrant colors of the fruit on top…it really pops with the white fondant wrapper.

  4. Seriously, how much more amazing can you get? Just when you think, OK, that’s it, no more amazing possible, bam! Amazing!

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