Happy Huladays! Fondant Penguin Tutorial

Fondant Penguin Tutorial

I can just hear tropical music playing in the background, as these fondant penguin dancers hula their way into the holidays!

I originally made these little ladies for our Mele Kalikimaka party a couple of years ago to celebrate my surfer husband’s December birthday. Though the holidays are often equated with Winter and snow, growing up in Brazil, we celebrated Christmas in the Summertime! Opening presents from Santa was followed by dips in the pool and vacations to the beach.

Christmas in Brazil

To honor those who spend Christmastime in the Southern Hemisphere, I created a tutorial on the Craftsy blog with step-by-step instructions to re-create these fondant penguins, perfect for your tropical holiday cupcakes, cakes and treats during the “Hula”days!

Fondant Penguin Tutorial

And if you are looking for additional holiday fondant ideas, be sure to check out the tutorials for a 3d Gingerbread Girl and Sweet Candies! ♥

Merci Beaucoup!

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  1. These little hula-dancing penguins are just too, too cute. Thank you for sharing!

  2. Dear Lynlee,
    I saw these cute little penguins and I just have to make them, they are so adorable. Is there any way I can print your instructions rather than reading them off the computer, it would be so much easier. Thank you, I look forward to hearing from you and I can hardly wait to get going on this little ones. And congratulations on signing your book deal.

    • Hi Diane! Thank you so much for your incredibly kind words! I know exactly what you mean! Have you tried printing it directly from the blog post? I tried it on my end and it worked! Hopefully it does for you, too! And please always feel free to share your work on my Facebook page! ♥