simple minion cupcakes
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Minion Cupcakes

Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 18 mins
Total Time: 38 mins
Minion Cupcakes: Soft vanilla cupcakes decorated to look like your favorite Minions. Perfect for Birthday parties!


  • 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix, Plus Ingredients Called For on the Box
  • 2 Sticks Butter, Softened
  • 4 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Whole Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • Blue Gel Food Coloring
  • 24 Oreo Cookies
  • 3 Cups Yellow Candy Melts
  • 4 Teaspoons Coconut Oil
  • 6 Ounces White Fondant
  • Black Decorating Icing


  • Bake cupcakes according to package directions. Cool completely.
  • In a large bowl beat butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Add milk as needed until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Spread or pipe frosting onto cupcakes.
  • Using powdered sugar and wax paper, roll fondant out to be about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out circles using the end of an icing tip. Place a dot in the center for the pupils using black icing.
  • In a medium microwave safe bowl, melt candy melts and coconut oil until smooth.
  • Dip oreos into candy melts. Top each oreo with one or 2 eyes. Place on wax paper until set.
  • Use black icing to add goggles or hair to the Minions. Place a cookie on top of each cupcake.


Calories: 353kcal
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Krystle
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