Minion Cupcakes - West Pack Lifestyle Blog


  • Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 vanilla frosting / icing sugar
  • Yellow liquid or gel food color
  • 16 large marshmallows
  • 32 brown candy-coated milk chocolate candies
  • 2 black licorice wheels


  • Heat oven to 180°C. Make and bake cake mix for 24 cupcakes. Cool cupcakes completely on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
  • Reserve 2 tablespoons frosting. Place remaining frosting in medium bowl; tint with yellow food color. Frost cupcakes with yellow frosting.
  • Use kitchen scissors to cut 1/4-inch circles off both ends of 16 marshmallows to make 32 total rounds.
  • Use reserved frosting to stick milk chocolate candies to marshmallows. Place marshmallow eyes on cupcakes, placing two eyes on some cupcakes and one eye on others. Cut 2 small pieces of licorice rope or black icing for each cupcake. Place licorice rope pieces on sides of eyes. Use black decorating gel to pipe a mouth onto each cupcake.


  • Bake cupcakes in blue paper baking cups for an added decorative touch!


210 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 32g Total Carbohydrate, 21g Sugars

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  • Source: Thank you to Betty Crocker for this super fun, and super easy idea!