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Dr. Seuss Put Me In The Zoo Cupcakes

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Dr. Seuss’s birthday is March 2nd and what better way to celebrate it with a good book of “Put Me In The Zoo” by Dr. Seuss and Put Me In The Zoo Cupcakes covered in spots. It’s fun and so easy to make! 

Dr. Seuss Put Me In The Zoo Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • Vanilla  box Cupcake Mix (oil, eggs and water for box cake mix ingredients)
  • 2 Tubs of Yellow Frosting
  • 14 oz. Bag of Skittles

You will also need

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Hand/stand mixer
  • Cupcake pans
  • Cupcake liners
  • Decorating bag
  • Large star decorating tip (I used the Wilton Star Tip)
  • Spoon

Directions

cupcake-batterPreheat your oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cupcake pans with cupcake liners.

Prepare your cake mix by mixing together the cake mix, oil and eggs as directed on the box.

Scoop out the batter into your cupcake liners, filling each cup so it’s halfway full.

how-to-make-cupcakesBake for 15 minutes and let the cupcakes cool.

dr-seuss-cupcakesScoop the yellow frosting into a decorating bag with a star tip at the bottom of the bag.

Frost each cupcake starting from the center working your way out.

Top the cupcakes with skittles for spots.

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How to Make Dr. Seuss Put Me In The Zoo Cupcakes

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Dr. Seuss Put Me In The Zoo Cupcakes

Yield: 24 Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • Vanilla box Cupcake Mix (oil, eggs and water for box cake mix ingredients)
  • 2 Tubs of Yellow Frosting
  • 14 oz. Bag of Skittles

You will also need

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Hand/stand mixer
  • Cupcake pans
  • cupcake liners
  • Decorating bag
  • Large star decorating tip
  • Spoon

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
  2. Prepare your cake mix by mixing together the cake mix, oil and eggs as directed on the box.
  3. Scoop out the batter into your cupcake liners, filling each cup 1/2 way full.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes and let cool.
  5. Scoop the yellow frosting into a decorating bag with a star tip at the bottom.
  6. Frost each cupcake from the center working your way out.
  7. Top with skittles for spots.

Dr. Seuss Books

While we love reading the book “Put Me In The Zoo” by Dr. Seuss, he also wrote some other amazing books that kids and adults love. Below is a list of some of our favorites to continue the birthday celebration of a great author. 


Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Green Eggs and Ham
The Cat in the Hat
Fox in Socks
There’s a Wocket in my Pocket!
The Sneetches and Other Stories
If I Ran the Zoo

And if you’re looking for party decorations and supplies in honor of Dr. Seuss, you can find a huge variety here. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! 

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