M&M’s Gravity Defying Cpcakes

Gravity defying illusions can take an ordinary cupcake and really turn it up a notch to make it extraordinary . No matter what, gravity defying illusions will constantly impress your friends and family! They’re just so cool! Today, I’m giving you guys M&M Gravity Defying Cupcakes.

For this recipe, you’re going to want to work with rich, decadent chocolate cupcakes. You can find that recipe here. You’ll also want a chocolate ganache frosting for the cupcakes. You can find that recipe here.  You’ll be working with melted chocolate. Make sure you let those chocolate sticks set over M&Ms to achieve that falling candy effect! That’s what makes the illusion what it is!

m&m-gravity-defying-cupcakes

What You’ll Need:  

  • 4 x skewers
  • Serrated edge knife (bread knife)
  • Balloon
  • Stick with balloon holding cup attached
  • Offset spatula
  • Pastry brush
  • Spoon
  • Scissors
  • Parchment paper 

Instructions:

  1. Place melted dark chocolate in a tall glass. Then, stick the bread side of your Pocky into the chocolate. Let any excess drip off.

    choc stick
  2. Let the Pocky set over mini M&Ms. Coat the Pocky stick completely in M&Ms. Correlate the amount of Pocky sticks with the amount of cupcakes you will be making.

    m7m stick
  3. Scoop a large amount of ganache frosting high on your cupcake. Level off the tops and the sides to create a flat top (to learn how to do a flat top frosting method, click here).

    flat top frosting mm
  4. Cut a clean, neat corner from the small M&M packet. Remove the M&Ms.

    cut mm packets
  5. Stick a wooden skewer through the center of the cupcake to create a guide hole.

    guide hole
  6. Place an M&M bag over the top of the Pocky covered with mini M&Ms. Then, stick the rest of the Pocky into guide hole.

    choc mm stick
  7. Sprinkle M&Ms on the cupcake around the base of the Pocky stick.

    mm final cupcake

It’s raining M&Ms! My dream come true! 🌧️🍫

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