Easy Sheep Cupcakes

These cute Easy Sheep Cupcakes are perfect for so many holidays and treats with kids!  We love them at Easter but they are also great for those Wallace & Grommit watch parties or even slumber parties where everyone wears their pj’s and counts sheep to go to sleep!  Cute, easy and fun these semi-homemade cupcakes are sure to be a hit for the whole family.  Of course the kids will love helping you put these together as well!

Easy Sheep Cupcakes

EASY SHEEP CUPCAKES

INGREDIENTS
CUPCAKES:
1 box Chocolate Cake Mix
1/2 cup Vegetable Oil
3 Eggs
ICING:
1 cup softened Butter
2 tbsp Milk
4 cup Powdered Sugar
CANDY CLAY:
6 oz Dark Chocolate Chips or Wafers
2 tbsp Corn Syrup

Ingredients

DIRECTIONS

  • 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

Prep

These fun Easy Sheep Cupcakes are sure to be a hit at your next party with the kids!  Or simple a fun treat to make for your family tonight!  Change it up by using colored marshmallows or even making various flavors of cupcakes to hide under the yummy icing you make.

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