How to Make Minion Cupcakes

Minion Cupcakes

how to make minion cupcakes

The Minion movie has just come out. I have to admit I love those silly yellow minions. They make me smile hearing their voices and they make my day! So are you looking for a way to make Minion Cupcakes? Have you wondered how easy are they to make for my kids next birthday party? Well wonder no more. Here’s all the directions you need and it’s a piece of cake…literally. It’s as easy as pie…no wait that’s not right. Check out my ingredients and how to make minion cupcakes.

ingredients in making minion cupcakes


 Box Cake Mix

 Box of Twinkies

 Buttercream Frosting or you can use the homemade recipe below

Wilton Candy Eyeballs,0.88 oz,Count of 56

Wilton Black Icing Tube



minion cupcakes

Mix and bake cake mix according to Instructions filling cupcake liners

approximately ½ full.

In Process 5
Cut Twinkie cakes in half.

To make the faces of the minions simply add 1 or 2 black

dots where the eyes will go. Then gently press the decorator eyes into the black

dots. This will give the look of the goggles around the eyes. Then finish the straps of

the goggles by adding a line of black icing down the side of the minion. Add some

fun little mouth expressions on their faces.

Once the cupcakes have been taken out of the oven allow them to cool completely.

Take your buttercream frosting and mix in approximately 20 drops of blue icing.

You may need more depending on how dark you want the icing. Frost the cupcakes

using plenty of frosting on each one. I find this makes it sturdier so the minions do

not fall. Add the minion bodies on top of the cupcakes and enjoy!! 

These are so fun and it’s a great activity to get the kids involved in.

Gosh I love buttercream frosting. Is there anything any better?

Homemade Buttercream Frosting Recipe:

1/2 cup butter, softened

4-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar

1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

5 to 6 tablespoons 2% milk

1. In a large bowl, beat butter until creamy. Beat in the confectioners’ sugar, vanilla
and enough milk to achieve desired consistency. Makes about 3 cups.

Well what do you think? Isn’t that easy and fun? I’m going to do these for my sons birthday in October. Which Minion is your favorite leave me a comment and let me know!

how to make minion cupcakes

Looking for other cupcake ideas? Check out my other cupcake recipes: sour octopus cupcakes, gender reveal cupcakes, cadbury egg cupcakes, basket cupcakes, blueberry cupcakes and minion cupcakes. You can also check out my oreo frosting recipe for your next cupcake adventure!

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