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Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes

Whip up a batch of these adorable decorated, fun & simple cupcakes for your Thanksgiving celebration.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 12 cupcakes
100g soft butter
2 eggs
3 tbsp milk
75g soft brown sugar
125g self raising flour
25g cocoa powder
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp vanilla extract


100g soft butter
175g icing sugar
20g cocoa powder
2 to 3 tbsp milk
80g plain chocolate , melted

To Decorate

Orange and brown M&Ms
12 mini Reese peanut butter cupcakes
Candy corn sweets
Edible eyes
  1. Preheat the oven to 160C Fan.
  2. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with muffin cases. Measure all of the cake ingredients into a bowl. Whisk together until ligh and fluffy. Spoon into the cases.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes until well risen and just firm in the middle .
  4. Leave to cool on a wire rack.
  5. Measure the icing together in a bowl. Whisk using an electric hand whisk . Spread over the cakes .
  6. Put one Reese cake upside down on the cake. Add the eyes  and one candy corn  for the beak.
  7. Make the feathers using candy corn and M&M’s.

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