Saturday, July 25, 2009

Penguin Cupcakes

Edit: I had the idea to hide a candy fish in each of the penguin's bellies. It would be cute for the kids to find it when they bite into the cupcake. As you see the penguins are ice fishing, and each one has a fish they he or she caught under their arms. You could also put candy eggs on the male penguin's feet like in that big long documentary movie about penguins. You could put one penguin cupcake close to the edge and when a kid goes to pick that one you could mime in your best penguin voice, "Don't push me, cause I'm close to the edge." Okay, I will stop now.

Ashley went to lunch with friends and one of her friends made her these cupcakes. They are so cute. Our home school mascot is a penguin, so I will have to make these for the kids sometime.

Make cupcakes, but do not fill the pan too high. You do not want them to rise above the paper liner. The body is a mini chocolate donut. The head is a round chocolate donut hole. Use a toothpick to secure the head to the body. She heated them to get the icing to run a little so she could blend the head into the body and stick on the wings, etc. Cut a marshmallow for the white belly. The beak is half of a starburst. White icing with chocolate chips for the eyes. Half of the dark cookie part of an oreo cookie for each wing. Melt starburst and roll it thinly and cut out the feet. Each one has a candy fish under one wing.


smilernpb said...

So cute! x

Celia said...

They are so adorable!! Very nice blog! Love the photo of your family at the beach! If you have time drop by! Blessings!

Christy said...

really cute

Tami said...

Those are so cute and I love the fish in the belly idea. I may make those in the winter for class parties or something.