Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Easy Butterfly Cupcakes

by helenonthesofa (follow)
Check out my Weekend Notes articles here: www.weekendnotes.com/profile/160877
Any Age (402)      Fun Food (117)      Birthday Party (53)      Up In The Air (36)      Butterfly (26)      Birthday (21)      Celebrations (11)      Cakes (1)     
These cupcakes are super easy to create and would make a great alternative to a birthday cake for any child's special day. Kids can decorate these cakes with very little direction or supervision so this could also make a party activity in lieu of a craft table or game.



Easy butterfly cupcake
A perfect little butterfly for your sweet fix


Time: 10 minutes (this excludes baking the cakes)
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
12 cupcakes (with frosting)
A bag of chocolate freckles - you need 4 per cake so 48 in total)
M&M's or Smarties - You'll need around 4 per cake so budget for 50 in total)



Easy butterfly cupcake
Kids will love this easy activity


You can use any flavour cupcake and whichever colour frosting you have. Ensure that you only frost the cakes just prior to decorating so that it is still soft.

Method

I used chocolate cupcakes for the base


Frost your cupcake of choice.

Add your frosting


Create the body of the butterfly by placing three upright M&M's in a row and then placing a final M&M at the top of the line and press flat into the frosting for the butterfly's head.

Create the body


Once the body is in place, you need to add on the wings. To do so, just place two chocolate freckles at the top and then two at the bottom.

Add some wings


Your butterfly cupcake is now ready for tasting.



Easy butterfly cupcake
A platter of butterflies perfect for a party


Categories
#Birthday
#Butterfly
#Cakes
#Any Age
#Birthday Party
#Celebrations
#Fun Food
#Up In The Air
I like this Article - 5
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by helenonthesofa
Ok, I've got glue sticks, water based glues even glitter glues but for some of my crafts, these ...
2 answers
This is a perfect craft for preschoolers, and the great news for parents is that it's simple to set ...
9 likes
Little children will love making this colourful craft
6 likes
Many children don't enjoy getting their whole face painted, and can't sit still for the time it take...
7 likes
This is a really simple craft which toddlers especially will enjoy
10 likes
This is a really cheap and fun activity for little ones
11 likes
view all articles by helenonthesofa
Articles by helenonthesofa on Other Hubs
Peppa Pig is a cheerful children's TV show with 5 minute episodes featuring the lives and adventures...
453 views
When they say breast is best, they don't tell you that for some babies, getting them to stay awake l...
628 views
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 24397
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Similar to a snow globe, you can create your own flitter storm by giving this jar a good shake
8 likes
You will have the kids squealing with delight when you set up a balloon rocket! Best of all, you wil...
8 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
3 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
An easy brownie recipe to make with the kids
1 like
A great Easter themed craft that could be used to collect mini chocolate eggs or be given as a gift...
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (587)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (869)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version