Posts Tagged ‘frog cupcakes’

Frog cupcakes with big eyes

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Big-eyed frog cupcake

Big-eyed frog cupcake

No piping or fancy stuff is needed for this hoppin’ good frog cupcakes!

What You Need: 1 cupcake; green icing; red string licorice; 2 green sugar-coated fruit gels 2 red M&Ms (mini or regular).

How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Add green fruit gels near top of cupcake. Use dabs of icing to stick M&Ms to fruit gels. Add bit of licorice in smile shape.

Frog cupcakes with marshmallow eyes

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Leap Year frog cupcake
Get hopping for Leap Day or any day with these fun frog cupcakes that use marshmallows for buggy eyes.
What You Need: 1 cupcake; icing tinted green; 1 marshmallow; black gel or writing icing; red licorice; scissors.
How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Use kitchen shears or floured scissors to cut marshmallow in half widthwide Use black to make 2 eyeball dots on the not-sticky end of the marshmallow halves. Set eyeballs on cupcake. Add red licorice mouth.

Frog on lilypad cupcakes

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

frog on lilypad with flower cupcake
It only comes around every four years: It’s Leap Day, February 29th, and 2008 is the year for it. If you’re reading this later, you don’t have to wait until the next leap year in 2012 to enjoy these fun frog cupcakes. They’re hoppin’ good for any occasion.
What You Need: 1 cupcake; white frosting; green fondant; circle cutter; gummy frog; candy flower (or piped icing flower).
How to Make It: Frost cupcake. Roll out fondant (see our cupcakes and fondant page for tips) and cut out circle. Then cut triangle-shaped notch out of circle so it looks like a lilypad. Use dabs of icing to stick gummy frog and flower to lily pad.

Frog cupcakes

Monday, October 8th, 2007

These fast frogs come together thanks to gumdrops, red hot candies and cut-up fruit roll tongue.
Frog cupcakes
What You Need: 1 cupcake (baked and cooled); white or off-white frosting; liquid or paste green food coloring; two green gumdrops; 2 cinnamon imperials (“red hots”), red fruit roll (We used Fruit by the Foot).
Make That Cupcake!: Tint frosting green and frost cupcake. Use dab of icing to stick red hots to front of gumdrops and place on cupcake for eyes. Cut notch in fruit roll for tongue shape and stick to front of cupcake for tongue. You can make a bunch of frogs, all with different tongue lengths!