What’s the Project? These cute reindeer cupcakes are a cute and fun project to make with the kids for Christmas this year. They will love making these little guys and they taste great too!
I think I love little googly eye creatures (case in point=my hooded towels) so when I saw these little googly eyes that are edible, I knew I needed to make something with them. The idea is simple and easy to do. It’s cute little Reindeer Cupcakes:
I made mine mini sized because I thought it was cuter that way, but you could also do full size. Either way works.
Reindeer Cupcakes Recipe:
- Devils Food Cake Mix
- 1 large package of instant chocolate pudding
- 1 C sour cream
- 1 C oil
- 1/2 water
- 1 Tbsp vanilla
- 4 eggs
- Googly eyes-can be found in the baking section of stores. I’ve seen them at Target and at Kroger stores. I am sure more stores have them too.
- Red M&Ms
Mix the cake mix with all of the ingredients through the eggs. Place in cupcake tins that are lined with cupcake liners. If you make large cupcakes it should make about 24. If you make mini ones, fill them about half full and it should make around 75 give or take a little.
Bake at 350 degrees. For large cupcakes bake for about 18 minutes, for the smaller ones about 8-10 minutes.
Let them cool them frost with chocolate frosting.
Add googly eyes and nose.
To make the antlers, just break off a piece of pretzel and stick it down in a little bit.
And have fun taking these to a holiday party. The kids will go nuts! (I know because my boys went nuts.)