Welcome to 24 days Of Christmas Baking .. a count down to baking wonderful recipes for the family and friends to enjoy
I love Christmas baking so I wanted to find you some recipes that I think you may love and share one with you each day ..
Day 20 …. Reindeer Cupcakes
What fun you will have making these Reindeer cupcakes with children … I think it will be such a fun Christmas activity to do with your children… I just had to find you a recipe that has that fun Christmas epect about it … love them
Here below for you is a basic chocolate cupcake recipe that is a good one for the cupcakes that is brought to you by Cupcake Savvy’s Kitchen
2 Cups All Purpose Flour
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
3/4 Cups Caster Sugar
Pinch of Salt
1 Teaspoon Instant Coffee Granules
4 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
3/4 Cup Milk
2 Large Eggs
2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
NB: Self Raising Flour can also be used in place of the Cake Flour and Baking Powder.
To make the Reindeer Cupcake
Chocolate frosting (here is a link to a frosting recipe )
Pretzels for antlers
Nilla wafers for muzzles
White Mint M&M’s for eyes
Brown M&M’s for noses (some red for Rudolph)
- Bake your cupcakes cupcakes ( you could use the recipe above or make chocolate cupcakes from a box mix)
- Frost your cupcakes with the chocolate frosting.
- Top with pretzels for the antlers, a Nilla Wafer for the face, white M&Ms for the eyes (or any other type of white candy), black icing for the eyeballs, and brown and red candies for the nose
These are super easy to make and children will love them!!