Elf-Help Mini Holiday Cupcakes
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Elf-Help Mini Holiday Cupcakes

Santa’s little helpers have never looked so cute. They’re ready to celebrate the holidays on your dessert buffet.
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Favorite cake recipe or mix
  • Wilton® Mini Muffin Pan
  • Wilton® Secret Santa Mini Baking Cups
  • Wilton® 10 in. x 16 in. Cooling Grid
  • Wilton® Buttercream Icing Recipe
  • Wilton® Copper Icing Color (for skin tone shown)
  • Wilton® Black Icing Color
  • Wilton® Brown Icing Color *
  • Wilton® Red-Red Icing Color *
  • Wilton® 9 in. Angled Spatula
  • Wilton® 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bag
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 2
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 4
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 352
  • Wilton® Decorating Tip: 3

Project Instructions

Bake and cool cupcakes.

Prepare icing. Tint portions copper (for skin tone shown), black and brown*.

Use spatula to ice cupcake smooth with copper icing.

Use tip 2 and black icing to pipe dot eyes and outline mouth.

Use tip 4 and copper icing to pipe pull-out nose.

Use tip 352 and copper icing to pipe pull-out ears.

Use tip 3 and brown icing to pipe circle of hair.

*Combine Brown with Red-Red for brown shown.


Adult supervision is required at all times. Oven should only be used by an adult.