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Adorable sheep cupcakes

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The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

Need a fun, adorable dessert for a baby shower or birthday party? Don't spend a bunch on store-bought goodies. Instead, make these almost too cute to eat sheep cupcakes!

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

Aren't these just the cutest thing you've ever seen? Not only are they perfect for any spring occasion, they are easy and cheap to make, only taking an hour start to finish! For some added fun, dye a few mini-marshmallows black so you can create a "black sheep" too!

Adorable sheep cupcake recipe

Adapted from Land O' Lakes

Yields 24 cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of your favorite cake mix and ingredients to make (we used banana)
  • 1 jar creamy vanilla frosting
  • 1 bag mini-marshmallows
  • 24 Ferrero Rondnoir candies
  • White cupcake icing gel
  • 42 mini-chocolate chips
  • 1 bag black licorice

Directions:

1

Mix & bake cupcakes

Mix the cake mix with the ingredients called for in a large mixing bowl. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full. Bake for the time called for on the box. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

2

Frost & add marshmallows

Once cupcakes are completely cooled, frost with the creamy vanilla frosting.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

Add the mini-marshmallows to the frosting and cover it completely.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

Leave a space open for the head.

3

Add head, eyes and ears

Place a Ferrero Rondnoir candy onto the spot you left open.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

Using your white decorating gel, place two small dots for eyes. Stick mini-chocolate chips into the white to make the pupils.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

Poke two little holes on the top of the candy for the ears.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

Cut the licorice into small pieces and stick into the holes to make ears.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

4

Add tail & enjoy!

Cut a little licorice piece and stick into the back of the cupcake for the tail.

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

The cutest cupcakes you've ever seen!

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