Short And Sweet. Elmo Cupcakes.

I’m feeling extra good today. I’m wearing my fabulous new boots and smiling back at all of these terrifically cheerful Elmos. I found out about the boots over here when a friend wrote about how much she loved hers. This same friend also has an Elmo loving child who has a birthday in March. I decided to try and come up with an easy Elmo cupcake that any busy mother of little ones could whip up in a jiffy.

Most of the Elmo Cupcakes I’ve seen images of have piped frosting to make his scraggly hair. Those come out awfully cute, but I decided to simplify and go the route of the Cookie Monster Cupcakes I made and use sanding sugar instead. Fast, cute and ready to tickle anyone, young or old.

Elmo Cupcakes

Ingredients:

Your favorite cupcake recipe
Your favorite vanilla icing
Red sanding sugar
Candy Eyes (1/2″ size) (You can order them here.)
Orange jelly beans
Black decorating icing, such as Betty Crocker’s

Directions:

1. Bake and ice cupcakes.

2. Dip cupcakes into sanding sugar.

3. Add eyes and a jelly bean nose.

4. Pipe a black mouth on.

There. An army of Elmos smiling at you. Sweet!

Elmo loves to sing. Here’s his favorite short song.

Elmo-Elmo’s Song

Roxy Music-Angel Eyes

Cheers!

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9 Responses to Short And Sweet. Elmo Cupcakes.

  1. Kate says:

    Adorable and easy, my two favorite things : ) Thanks!

  2. liz2024 says:

    Elmo is my favorite! wait… so is grover. I love those!

  3. Greer says:

    Oh thank you Tricia!! I might just be able to handle this :). I will report back.

    I’m so glad you got the boots.

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