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Santa Cupcakes

santa cupcakes

Santa Cupcakes

Kids love holiday-themed food and with these easy Santa Cupcakes they will have a blast making them too. The marshmallow beard makes the cupcake more enjoyable to eat and look at. 🙂 If you love marshmallows be sure to try my Marshmallow Frosty Hats Recipe.

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santa cupcakes ingredients

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup softened Butter
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 48 Mini Chocolate Chips
  • 10 oz Mini Marshmallows
  • 24 Red Candy Decorations (like Red Hots)
  • Red Sparkling Sugar

santa cupcakes process

DIRECTIONS

  1. Line muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. Mix and bake cupcakes according to box directions.
  3. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
  4. Cream butter in a medium bowl.
  5. Slowly add in the powdered sugar, and milk as needed, until everything is incorporated and frosting is right consistency.
  6. Transfer to piping bag or zippered bag and clip corner to pipe.
  7. Ice each cupcake.
  8. Sprinkle red sparkling sugar across the upper third of the top to make a hat.
  9. Cut each mini marshmallow in half.
  10. Place mini marshmallows to put a ball on the hat, make a fur band and make Santa’s beard.
  11. Place the Red Hot for the nose and two mini chocolate chips for the eyes.

Santa Cupcakes

Santa Cupcakes

Yield: 24 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 cup softened Butter
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 48 Mini Chocolate Chips
  • 10 oz Mini Marshmallows
  • 24 Red Candy Decorations (like Red Hots)
  • Red Sparkling Sugar

Instructions

  • Line muffin pan with paper liners.
  • Mix and bake cupcakes according to box directions.
  • Transfer to wire racks to cool.
  • Cream butter in a medium bowl
  • Slowly add in the powdered sugar, and milk as needed, until everything is incorporated and frosting is right consistency.
  • Transfer to piping bag or zippered bag and clip corner to pipe.
  • Ice each cupcake.
  • Sprinkle red sparkling sugar across the upper third of the top to make a hat.
  • Cut each mini marshmallow in half.
  • Place mini marshmallows to put a ball on the hat, make a fur band and make Santa's beard.
  • Place the Red Hot for the nose and two mini chocolate chips for the eyes.

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    1 Comment

    • Melting Snowman Cookies - Short Cut Saver
      December 12, 2014 at 3:09 pm

      […] you will be using a cookie mix. If you are looking for more holiday themed treats check out the Santa Cupcakes and Rice Krispie Treat Christmas […]

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