Unicorn Reindeer Cupcakes
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Looking for cute Reindeer cupcakes? These are the cutest Christmas cupcakes ever. These are not only are they reindeer, they are also Reindeer unicorn cupcakes which makes them even cuter!
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Red premade cake icing with a number 2 tip
Green premade cake icing with a number 362 leaf tip
Unicorn ears ingredients
chocolate fondant container
white fondant container
edible gold spray
Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients
plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
large egg room temp.
pure vanilla extract
Chocolate frosting ingredients
unsalted sweet cream butter softened
heavy whipping cream
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Line your muffin pans with cupcake liners and set aside.
In a large bowl, add together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, sift to combine.
Add in the sugar and brown sugar stir until combined.
Add the oil, buttermilk, egg, cream beer, and vanilla extract. Stir until combined.
Pour the batter 3/4 in the cupcake liners.
Fill each one 3/4 of the way full.
Bake at 350°F for 17-20 minutes.
Remove the cupcakes from the oven.
Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, or in a large mixing bowl using an electric mixer.
Add the butter on medium speed and beat for 1 minute.
Add in the powdered sugar and cocoa powder 1 cup at a time.
Continue to mix to combine.
Add the heavy whipping cream and vanilla extract.
Mix on medium-high speed until the mixture is combined
Directions to decorate
Frost the cooled cupcakes with the chocolate frosting
Place the antlers into the cupcake on the side
Place 1 ear one each side of the cupcake in front of the antlers
Place a unicorn horn into the middle of the frosting in between the antlers
Using the red icing, pipe 3 red dots on the right side of frosting in front of the ear
Pipe two Leafs using the green frosting behind the red dots for the holly
Unicorn ears Directions
Sprinkle some powdered sugar onto your cutting board and rolling pin
Roll out half of both colors of fondant to be 1/8 thick
Using the 2D icing tip, cut out 36 chocolate round circles
Using the #2 icing tip, cut out 36 white round circles
Spray the white circles with the gold edible spray
Using the #2 tip again, cut the gold circle a tad bit smaller
Using a paintbrush, brush a really small amount of water onto the chocolate circles
Place the gold circles into the center of the chocolate
Carefully pick up the chocolate circle and pinch the bottom of the ears
Set aside and repeat with remaining 35 circles
Allow to dry for 2 hours before starting your cupcakes
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