Mouse wanted to have a special cake for Tigger's Cookie Monster 1st birthday. So we decided to make some Elmo inspired vanilla cupcakes to compliment the big chocolate Cookie Monster Cake. The Elmo cupcakes would also match Mouse's Elmo hood costume for the party.
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My lovely brother and niece made the cupcakes for me using this recipe. We halved the recipe to make only 12 cupcakes as we had so much cake with the big cake as well!

We then iced the cupcakes with butter cream icing. Recipe here.
We tinted the icing slightly red with food colouring.
Then dipped the cupcakes into red sprinkles.

To make Elmo's cute features I used.
White chocolate melts for eyes with a little dark chocolate dabbed on to make the iris.
Sugared jubes for his nose.
Mini oreos for his mouth (I think big ones would work too).

These tasted amazing and Mouse was super happy to get his own cakes. Check out the b

 


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02/03/2013 7:29pm

Cute cupcakes! I love Elmo. Those mini Oreos look yummy!

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Lisa
02/03/2013 9:36pm

Thanks I think Mouse ate mostly the icing and decorations even though the cakes themselves were yummy

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02/03/2013 9:48pm

Oh, wow! This looks delicious. I would love for you to come over to my blog hop and share this there!
http://countrifiedhicks.blogspot.com/2013/02/mondays-with-countrified-hicks-blog-hop.html

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Lisa
02/04/2013 3:52pm

Sure thing Have linked up now

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02/04/2013 11:21am

Oh sooo cute! Hopping over from More The Merrier Hugs!

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02/04/2013 4:46pm

Thank you for linking up and hope to see you next week. I now have a button for my blog hop. You can find it on the right hand side of my blog. So excited that you joined me!

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02/05/2013 5:47am

How fun! These turned out great! Love the cookie monster cake, too!! Thanks for linking up at Show off Your Shell linky party #3!! :)

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These turned out SO INCREDIBLY ADORABLE!! LOVE the cute cookie monster cake too :o) ... Thanks for sharing ;) Hope it was a super special day for your entire family! :)

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02/06/2013 1:28pm

These are adorable!!

We are hosting a link party that goes live tonight. We would like to invite you to link up and share these with our readers.

Thanks!
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Myrna and Joye.

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Lisa
02/06/2013 3:49pm

Sure thing, will start following you guys and link up tonight

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02/06/2013 6:40pm

These are SOOO adorable!! Thanks for linking up at my <a href="http://www.dianarambles.com/search/label/Pin%20Meme">Pin Me Linky Party</a>.

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02/07/2013 11:50pm

Fantastic job, I too have been struck by the sesame st bug, or rather my kid lets have. Sweet birthday

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02/08/2013 3:51am

This is so cute! I love the use of sprinkles to may him all fuzzy! Looks awesome! Perfect with your big cookie monster cake!

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Lisa
02/08/2013 9:14am

Thanks Rebecca, I mainly used sprinkles as my piping of icing is so bad! But I also think it looks fuzzy too.

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02/10/2013 4:16pm

Your cupcakes are so cute! Elmo used to be a regular at our house...miss that little guy!!! Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your fun cupcakes!!! Hope you'll stop by often!!
Smiles!!
Jami
www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

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