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Fuzzy chick cupcakes

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

Fuzzy chick cupcake

Fuzzy chick cupcake

A fuzzy-looking chick cupcake is great for Easter or barnyard parties. This design is very similar to one that ran in Family Fun magazine.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; white or yellow frosting; shaved coconut; yellow dye (liquid, gel or paste); gummy orange slice; chocolate chips; scissors or knife.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Tint coconut in a bowl or baggie by adding dye and mixing. Sprinkle on top of cupcake. Use scissors to cut off bit of orange slice and make beak shape. Place on cupcake. Add chocolate chip eyes.

Fruit gel chick cupcakes

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Candy chick cupcake

Candy chick cupcake

Cut apart sugar-coated fruit gel or “gem” candies to make these chick cupcakes for Easter, a farm party or anytime. They also make cute baby shower cupcakes.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; yellow or other light-colored icing; 3 yellow fruit gels or gems; 1 orange fruit gel or gem; 2 blue mini M&Ms; scissors, kitchen shears or knife.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Cut a small (approx. 1/4 inch) amount off the bottom of one yellow fruit gel for chick body and position about 1/2″ from bottom of the cupcake, cut edge facing down. Cut second yellow fruit or gel or gem in half and position to left and right of body for wings. Place third gel on top of body for head. Cut two medium triangle wedges for feet and a small wedge for beak. Adhere beak and blue M&M eyes to head using small dabs of icing.

Chicken cupcakes

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Chicken cupcake

Chicken cupcake

No, not cupcakes made with chicken. A cupcake of a chicken. Enjoy them at a farm-themed party or anytime.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; 2 red Swedish fish; 2 black (or brown, or blue) M&Ms; candied orange slice; kitchen shears or knife.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Cut tails and heads off Swedish fish (it won’t hurt them). Stick head into frosting at center top of head and put the tails, which are smaller, on either side. Cut triangle shape from orange candy for beak and place near center of cupcake. Place M&Ms, upside down, directly above beak.

Easy Easter chick cupcakes

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Easy Easter chick cupcake

Easy Easter chick cupcake

Easter cupcakes don’t get much easier than this! You can make a whole flock of chicks in minutes.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; frosting tinted yellow; 2 orange mini M&Ms; 1 candy corn.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake with white icing. Drop a spoonful or scoop of yellow icing in the center of the cupcake. (For more uniform chick sizes, use a cookie scoop, melon baller or similar implement.) Add M&M eyes and candy corn nose.

Fuzzy chick Easter cupcakes

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Fuzzy chick cupcake

Fuzzy chick cupcake

Add some texture to your baby chick cupcakes this Easter with shredded coconut! These cupcakes would also be fun at a party with a farm theme.

What You Need: 1 cupcake; frosting tinted yellow; shredded coconut; yellow dye (liquid or paste); orange candy fruit wedge; 2 brown, black or blue M&Ms; 3 red jellybeans; scissors or knife.

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Put coconut in a bowl, add yellow dye and mix well. Sprinkle on cupcake for feathers. Arrange 3 red jellybeans at top of head. Cut triangle shape from candy fruit and place on top as beak. Add M&M eyes.