I dreamt these up as my entry in our local village show. I needed something yummy and eye-catching. Much to my amazement they gained a third prize!
I made the icing a few days before and left it in the fridge. The day before the village show was one of the most humid days of the year and almost as soon as the icing was rolled out it became sticky and difficult to handle. Luckily I had made 12 cup cakes so could pick the best six to show. A lesson to be learned for next year perhaps.