Quick & Easy

Funny faces

Get the kids helping in the kitchen with these adorable funny face cupcakes.
funny faces
6 Item
20M

Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Line six holes of 12-hole (⅓ cup/80ml) muffin pan with cases.
2.Make cake according to directions on packet; pour ¼ cup mixture into each case. Bake, uncovered, about 20 minutes. Stand cakes in pan 5 minutes; turn onto wire rack to cool.
3.Beat butter in small bowl with electric mixer until as pale as possible. Gradually beat in half of the sugar, milk, then remaining sugar.
4.Tint two-thirds of butter cream with ivory colouring; spread over tops of cakes.
5.Divide remaining butter cream among six bowls; tint each bowl with one of the remaining colourings. Using small spatula, place hair on cakes with coloured butter creams.
6.Position two M&Ms on each cake for eyes. Using black and red decorating gel, pipe pupils, eyebrows, noses, freckles, mouths, eyelashes and ears onto cakes as desired.
7.Use cachous and remaining M&Ms to decorate faces as desired.

The cake mix is enough to make 12 cakes, so decorate the other six cakes into other funny faces. You need a 55g packet of mini M&Ms for this recipe.

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