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Lamb Cupcakes

Lamb Cupcakes

Recipe and Photo by Eggland's Best
40 Min(s)
20 Min(s) Prep
20 Min(s) Cook
A perfect spring project to create in the kitchen with family!
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 (15.25 - to 16.5-ounce) package white cake mix
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 Eggland's Best® Eggs (large)
2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest
1 (1.5-ounce) bottle flower-shaped cake sprinkles
1-1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cup powdered sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 (7-ounce) jars marshmallow creme
1 (10.5-ounce) package miniature marshmallows
24 black gumdrops
Decorator candy eyes
licorice pieces
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.
2
Combine all cupcake ingredients except sprinkles in a bowl; beat on low speed until combined.
3
Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in sprinkles.
4
Spoon batter evenly into muffin cups.
5
Bake 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
6
Combine 1 1/2 cups butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a bowl. Beat on medium speed until creamy.
7
Add marshmallow crème; continue beating until well mixed. Set aside.
8
Create lamb faces by using palm of hand to flatten gumdrops to 1/4-inch thickness.
9
Poke holes into gumdrops for nostrils.
10
Attach candy eyes and licorice pieces for ears, using frosting to adhere. Set aside.
11
Frost cupcakes, creating a mound of frosting in the center. Attach 1 lamb face on front 1/3 of each cupcake.
12
Place miniature marshmallows onto cupcakes, pressing into frosting to adhere.
13
Attach licorice pieces or licorice nibs for tails.
Nutrition
Calories
460
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 10g
50%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
17%
Sodium 210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 75g
27%
Dietary Fibers less than 1g
2%
Sugars 51g
102%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
10%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
4%
Iron
2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 24 cupcakes.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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