January 17, 2010

happy little donut cupcakes!


these cupcakes are way too cute and sooooo good! this idea cam from animated cupcakes. i made these for a birthday breakfast and they made everyone smile. 


cupcake recipe:

1 box cake mix
1 cup sour cream
3 eggs
½ oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract     

directions:
mix up all the ingredients and bake according to the directions on the box. allow cupcakes to cool completely.


make a hole in the middle of each cupcake (I used the bottom of a frosting tip but i think you can make a hole with a small spoon too)


cupcake glaze recipe:

from  recipezaar 

½ cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1 ½ teaspoons of vanilla
4-6 tablespoons of hot water          

directions:
1. heat butter in saucepan until melted
2. remove from heat
3. stir in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth
4. add hot water 1 tablespoon at a time until it reaches the consistency you want
    (i actually used 7 tablespoons of water because i wanted the glaze to be thin)


dip cupcakes into the glaze 



and immediately decorate with sprinkles!




wrap them up and give them to someone to eat! 

9 comments:

  1. Where can I git me a box of those?!?!

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  2. How cute are those. I totally thought they were doughnuts when they were done!! Very clever

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  3. These are really cute and they look delicious. I'm new to your blog but based on what I've seen I'll be back. Have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

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