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Snowman Cupcakes

These gorgeous snowman cupcakes will look great on any Christmas table – perfect party food, they’re guaranteed to not stick around for long.

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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 12 Cupcakes
Great for:  Quick Family Recipes and Meal Ideas Kids 2-4 Years Kids 4+ Years


125g butter, softened
125g caster sugar
125g self raising flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs


50g butter, softened
50g cream cheese
200g icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp milk


24 large white marshmallows
12 orange Tic Tacs
Black writing icing pens
12 Rolos
Chocolate ready made icing
  1. Preheat the oven to 160C Fan. Line a muffin tin with muffin cases.
  2. Measure all of the cake ingredients into a large bowl. Whisk using an electric hand whisk until light and fluffy.
  3. Spoon into 12 cases. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until well risen and lightly golden . Leave to cool.
  4. Measure the butter and cream cheese into a bowl. Whisk until creamy. Add the sugar , vanilla and milk. Whisk until light and fluffy. Spread over the cupcakes, reserving a little for assembling the snowmen.
  5. Stick the marshmallows together with a little icing and stick a cocktail stick through the middle to secure (but make sure that you remove before your child eats the cupcake).   Make a hole in the middle of the marshmallow and insert an orange Tic Tac for the noses. Draw on the eyes , mouth and buttons using black writing icing,
  6. To make the hat , roll out the chocolate icing, cut out a small circle and place on top of the snowman’s head attaching with a little of the icing  . Place a Rolo on top.
  7. Insert the cocktail sticks with the marshmallow snowmen on top of the cupcakes.  Attach arms made out of Matchmakers.

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