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DIY Tutorial: Owl Cupcakes


Wednesday, November 2, 2011


Another SUPER ADORABLE tutorial from Xiaolu of 6 Bittersweets! And what a wonderful, yet yummy, decoration for the ever-so-popular owl-themed baby shower. I might just have to make some with my kids -- they are just so darn cute. Plus... you can't go wrong with cupcakes. No matter the occasion.

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From Xiaolu... Since I already had to buy Oreo cookies for the owl "eyes," I figured I might as well step it up another notch by adding them to the batter. On the other hand, I saw no need to pipe frosting on these already-darling ears, so I (gladly, since it was 2 a.m. by that point) dropped that part with no ill effect that I can tell. 

My friend Kelly, upon discovering what the cupcake fairy had left in her office, even exclaimed this was "seriously the cutest thing" she'd ever seen and that she enjoyed its adorable stare. Cupcake.Win XD. To balance out tootin' my own horn hehe and because they're truly charming and creative, I recommend you check out this round-up I found of other owl cupcakes.

Materials Needed:Cookies N' Cream Cupcakes (Go to 6 Bittersweets for Recipe)
Chocolate Ganache Frosting (
Go to 6 Bittersweets for Recipe)
30-34 Oreo, Newman-O, or other chocolate cream-filled cookies
30-34 chocolate-covered mints (Junior Mints)
15-17 candy-coated chocolates (M&Ms) 


For the complete tutorial and recipes, be sure to head over to 6 Bittersweets.

Tutorial & Photography: 6 Bittersweets / Adapted from VCTOTW via CHOW and Hello, Cupcake! via Duncan Hines {Makes 15-17 cupcakes}

1 comments:

JenniB said...

Loved this! I used this tutorial in a recent Woodland Themed party. I linked to it in my post! http://www.awellcraftedparty.com/2012/04/woodland-themed-party-snacks.html