Lion cupcake how-tos

Using round tip #10 and yellow frosting, pipe a pear shape on a green-frosted cupcake to form the lion's body.

Using round tip #5, pipe P shapes on each side of widest part of body for rear legs. Pipe a tail curving around body.

Using round tip #5, pipe 1/2-in.-long front legs. Pipe a 1/2-in. circle over front legs for head. Pipe half-circles for ears.

Using star tip #18 and tan frosting, pipe stars on the end of the tail and around the head and ears to form mane.