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Baking… Minion Cupcakes

You knew this was coming, I teased you with my minion pants (cupcake liners) a couple days ago. They didn’t work out so well, too big for my cupcakes.

These lil’ guys were so easy! Minion cupcakes!

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My favorite minion, ‘Lops. In the left hand corner you can see one of the few minions that I made wear pants. He’s not too happy about it.

Here’s my step-by-step with a few tips:

Bake some cupcakes!

• Banana would probably be a good flavor. I went with funfetti cause my Minions are going to a birthday party.

• Blue cupcake papers will add an extra touch and look like pants. I couldn’t find any so I made some on my computer using this niffty DIY cupcake wrapper template from BLANK.

Decorate your minion heads while the cupcakes are baking and cooling.

• Cut your Twinkies in half so you have 2 heads. (I used Cloud Cakes by Little Debbie. Milano cookies are a good alternative too.)

• Use black tube frosting to attach the Smarties for eyes. If you use a big glob it will smoosh out around the edges for goggle frames! (It ended up bleeding into the smarties, so next time I’ll try melted chocolate.)

• Dot the eye ball, add the goggle straps, and draw on a cute mouth.

• Stick a few chocolate sprinkles in the top for the hair.

• Frost your now cool cupcakes with a generous amount of blue frosting and top with a minion head!

Eat them up before they cause any trouble!

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Minion Cupcakes – Getting dressed

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Minion Cupcakes – Ready to party!

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2 comments on “Baking… Minion Cupcakes

  1. Malu Kaya
    August 5, 2013

    The cupcakes are so cute! :)

    • Miranda
      August 6, 2013

      Thank you! They were so much fun to make – and everyone loves how cute they are. :)

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