Sheep Cupcakes recipe
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These Sheep Cupcakes might be one of the cutest desserts I’ve ever seen!! These are actually quite easy to make, and are always a huge hit!! These would be adorable for Easter, a birthday party, even just for fun one day 🙂
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Sweet little sheep cupcakes perfect for Easter, baby showers or just for snacking on.
- 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix
- 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
- 3 Eggs
- 1 cup Butter softened
- 2 tablespoons Milk
- 4 cup Powdered Sugar
- 6 ounces Dark Chocolate Chips or Wafers
- 2 tbsp Corn Syrup
- Melt chocolate in microwave by heating for 30 seconds then stirring and repeating process until it is melted and smooth.
- Stir in corn syrup until wel mixed. Misture will be grainy.
- Pour onto plastic wrap and allow to set for several hours (until firm).
- Break off small pieces of the candy clay mixture and knead to soften.
- Form each into a flattened cube 3/4" x 3/4" x 1/4" tall.
- To each of these we will attach ears at the top and using a toothpick we will carve in the mouth and nostril area.
- Also place candy eyes and press in place.
- Allow the heads to set for 30 minutes.
- Store remaining candy clay by sealing in zippered bag and refrigerating.
- Bake cupcakes according to box directions.
- Allow to cool.
- Cream butter and vanilla in a large bowl
- Slowly add in the powdered sugar, and milk as needed, until everything is incorporated and frosting is right consistency.
- Beat for 5 minutes to make sure it is fluffy.
- Ice cupcakes then decorate tops with sheep heads and mini marshmallow to represent wool.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)