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These cute decorated cupcakes are perfect for your spring dessert tray.
Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.
Combine all cupcake ingredients except sprinkles in large bowl; beat on low speed until combined. Increase speed to medium; beat until well mixed. Stir in sprinkles.
Divide batter evenly among paper liners. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to wire cooling rack. Cool completely.
Combine 1 1/2 cups butter, powdered sugar and vanilla in large bowl. Beat on medium speed until creamy. Add marshmallow crème; continue beating until well mixed. Set aside.
Lamb Cupcakes: To create lamb faces, flatten black gumdrops to 1/4-inch thickness, using palm of hand. Poke holes into gumdrops for nostrils. Attach candy eyes and licorice pieces for ears, using frosting to adhere. Set aside. Frost cupcakes, creating mound of frosting in center. Attach 1 lamb face on front 1/3 of each cupcake. Place miniature marshmallows onto cupcakes, pressing into frosting to adhere. Attach licorice pieces or licorice nibs for tails.
Flower Cupcakes: Decorate lollipops as flowers. Slice colorful gumdrops and attach onto lollipop using frosting as shown. Frost cupcakes, creating mound of frosting on top of each cupcake. Roll frosted cupcake tops in green sprinkles, jimmies, decorator sugar and/or edible glitter. Shape leaves out of green taffy candy. Wrap green taffy candy around stem of lollipop; push stem into cupcake.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
These were a huge hit! The icing is super delicious. I use it for all of my cakes.
Very easy once I figured out the best way to substitute for the gumdrop faces. They were a huge hit at my daughter's Easter Party!
A little extensive, but very cute, and not that complicated! They went very well,
have two baby showers coming up at work these will be so cute to welcome the little lambs
So cute!! Will make for our church's Easter "Spring Fling"!
These are beyond adorable! Can't wait to serve them at my Easter brunch!!
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