Combine 1 part dark brown, 4 parts white to create a light brown color.
Roll out fondant ¼” thick and cut out a circle. To make the shape of the acorn, use your fingers to taper one side of the circle so the circle turns into a tear drop.
(clockwise) Roll out dark brown 1/8” thick and cut out a circle. Cut the circle in half horizontally and then attach it to the top portion of the acorn.
(clockwise) Score diagonal lights across the dark brown. Then score horizontal lines. Form a small ball of dark brown Fondant and attach it to the top of the acorn.
For the eyes, form two very small balls of black Fondant and place them in the center on the light brown part of the acorn. Lightly press down on each one with your pointer finger to form them into circles. Add two small specs of white Fondant on left side of the left eye and the right side of the right eye. Using a very small amount of black fondant. Form a very skinny string of fondant and form it into a “u” shape for the smile.
Acorn Cupcake Complete!