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Minion Cupcakes

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Minion Cupcakes
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24
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These Minion Cupcakes are fun, festive and easy to make!
May 11, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix (any flavour)
  • Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Creamy Deluxe™ vanilla frosting
  • Yellow liquid or gel food colour
  • 16 large marshmallows
  • 32 brown candy-coated milk chocolate candies
  • 2 black licorice wheels
  • Black decorating gel

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool cupcakes completely on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Reserve 2 tablespoons frosting. Place remaining frosting in medium bowl; tint with yellow food colour. Frost cupcakes with yellow frosting.
  • 3
    Use kitchen scissors to cut 1/4-inch circles off both ends of 16 marshmallows to make 32 total rounds.
  • 4
    Use reserved frosting to stick milk chocolate candies to marshmallows. Place marshmallow eyes on cupcakes, placing two eyes on some cupcakes and one eye on others. Cut 2 small pieces of licorice rope for each cupcake. Place licorice rope pieces on sides of eyes. Use black decorating gel to pipe a mouth onto each cupcake.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Despicable Me, Minion Made and all related marks and characters are trademarks and copyrights of Universal Studios. Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLC. All Rights Reserved.
  • Tip 2
    Bake cupcakes in blue paper baking cups for an added decorative touch!

Nutrition Information

210 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 32g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 24 cupcakes
Calories
210
Total Fat
9g
Saturated Fat
3g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
Sodium
180mg
Total Carbs
32g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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