About this recipe:Kids will love these cute cupcakes decorated as little Santas. Easy to decorate, get them to join in on the fun!
Makes: 12 Santa cupcakes
250g buttercream icing
red coloured sugar
75g mini white chocolate buttons or chips
12 red coated chocolates (e.g. Smarties® or M&Ms®)
24 candy eyes or mini chocolate chips
60g desiccated coconut
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Method Prep:30min › Ready in:30min
Spread the buttercream icing over the top of cooled cupcakes or muffins.
Pour the red sugar into a shallow dish, then dip the lower third of each cupcake into the sugar. Create a white border for the hat by placing about six white chocolate buttons or chips at the edge of the red sugar section.
Add two candy eyes or mini chocolate chips as eyes then create the nose by placing a red sweet at the centre. Sprinkle the bottom of the face with some coconut for a beard. Finally, place one single white button or chip at the top of the hat as a pompom.