Insanely Adorable Rudolph Cupcakes Christmas Recipe for Kids

No one will laugh and call you names when you pull out these darling Rudolph Cupcakes at your holiday party! Check them out and grab the recipe!

No one will laugh and call you names when you pull out these darling Rudolph Cupcakes at your holiday party! Check them out and grab the recipe!

Fun  Christmas fact: did you know that Rudolph was originally going to be named Reginald? True story! You can call these cupcakes Reggie, Randal, Rowena, or Roger and the only name your holiday party guests will call them is “cute!” They also make a fun activity for kids, by the way. Just make the cupcakes and frost them before your party or play date, then set out the stuff for the eyes, nose and antlers and lets kids make their own reindeer! Let’s check out the recipe, shall we? Don’t forget to print out the recipe card so you have it handy for later!

 

Rudolph Cupcakes Christmas dessert recipe for kids

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Ingredients

Directions 

  • Preheat oven to 350 and line cupcake pan with the liners
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, and milk and mix until combined
  • Using a medium ice cream scoop, scoop the batter into the cupcake liners and fill about 3/4 of the way full
  • Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes
  • Pull out and place on the side to cool
  • Using a double boiler melt the black candy melts
  • Once melted, pour into piping bag and set aside
  • Using a edible marker, draw an outline of 24 antlers
  • Cut off the tip of the piping bag and pipe out the antlers
  • Place tray into the fridge
  • Wash out the candy melts and dry before melting the milk chocolate wafers
  • Once melted, dip the cupcake into the chocolate
  • Carefully shake off excess chocolate
  • Dip remaining 11 cupcakes into the chocolate and let sit for 2 minutes before placing on the face
  • Place a red M&M into the center for the reindeers nose
  • Place two large edible eyes above the nose in the corner
  • Using a sharp knife, make a indention into the cupcake where the antlers go
  • Carefully peel off the antlers from the wax paper and slide into the indention
  • Repeat steps with remaining cupcakes

No one will laugh and call you names when you pull out these darling Rudolph Cupcakes at your holiday party! Check them out and grab the recipe!

Print this recipe for later:

Rudolph cupcakes

  • Ingredients
  • 1 box of triple chocolate mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 C 1 stick of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 1/4 C whole milk
  • cupcake liners
  • cupcake pan
  • 1 package of Ghiradelli milk chocolate melting wafers
  • 1 package of black candy melts
  • 1 box of M&M's only using the red ones
  • 1 package of large edible candy eyes
  • 1 cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  • 1 disposable piping bag
  1. Preheat oven to 350 and line cupcake pan with the liners
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the cake mix, butter, and milk and mix until combined
  3. Using a medium ice cream scoop, scoop the batter into the cupcake liners and fill about 3/4 of the way full
  4. Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes
  5. Pull out and place on the side to cool
  6. Using a double boiler melt the black candy melts
  7. Once melted, pour into piping bag and set aside
  8. Using a edible marker, draw an outline of 24 antlers
  9. Cut off the tip of the piping bag and pipe out the antlers
  10. Place tray into the fridge
  11. Wash out the candy melts and dry before melting the milk chocolate wafers
  12. Once melted, dip the cupcake into the chocolate
  13. Carefully shake off excess chocolate
  14. Dip remaining 11 cupcakes into the chocolate and let sit for 2 minutes before placing on the face
  15. Place a red M&M into the center for the reindeers nose
  16. Place two large edible eyes above the nose in the corner
  17. Using a sharp knife, make a indention into the cupcake where the antlers go
  18. Carefully peel off the antlers from the wax paper and slide into the indention
  19. Repeat steps with remaining cupcakes

Aren’t these Rudolph cupcakes just adorable? If you need a few more Christmas dessert ideas to round out your party menu, check out these fun recipes:

Your heart will grow two sizes for sure when you bite into these yummy Grinch cookies! Trust me, your own little Whos are going to love this fun Christmas dessert recipe! 

What are some of your favorite Christmas dessert recipes to make for your holiday parties? Will you try our Rudolph cupcakes? Share your thoughts below!

 

17 thoughts on “Insanely Adorable Rudolph Cupcakes Christmas Recipe for Kids”

  1. The design is indeed perfect for this season. I will definitely include this on what I need to prepare during the Christmas Party! So cute! – Anosa Malanga

  2. The Rudolph cupcakes are visually so attractive. I am sure they taste great too. I would not know if I were to eat them or keep them 🙂

  3. Amy @ MI Savings Mama

    Those Rudolph cupcakes are adorable. I know my daughters class will get a kick out of them at their party.

  4. These are such adorable cupcakes. I am all about trying holiday sweets that are different. I’m getting kind of sick of the traditional cookie!

  5. The cupcakes are adorable and would look so cute on the dessert table at Christmas. I think both kids and adults would love them.

  6. What adorable cupcakes. Rudolf is always a hit around our home. We could watch the show and serve these cupcakes as a treat.

  7. Those are SOOO very cute! My kiddos would love to make these for Christmas! He loves Rudolph a lot so these are perfect!

  8. You’re right! These Rudolph cupcakes are adorable! My grandkids would love helping me make these (and eat these). So cute!

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