Lamb Cupcakes

This cupcake recipe is easy and fun for kids to help decorate, but they're almost too cute to eat!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 24

Ingredients

Cupcakes and Frosting

1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) yellow or devil's food cake mix with pudding
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
container (1 lb) vanilla frosting
Red liquid or gel food color

Decorations

24
red miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
48
brown miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
24
small white gumdrops, cut in half vertically
2
cups miniature marshmallows, cut in half crosswise
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Make cake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Divide batter among muffin cups. Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, tint 1/4 cup of the frosting with red food color to make pink frosting; set aside. Frost cupcakes with white frosting. For muzzle, spread 1/2 teaspoon pink frosting in small circle on each cupcake; add red baking bit for nose. For eyes, add brown baking bits. For ears, add white gumdrop halves, cut sides down. Place marshmallow halves on face for wool.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Frosted Cupcake (Undecorated)
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    30g
    30%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    20g
    20%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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