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Baloo Birthday Cupcakes

No birthday celebration would be complete without cake. In fact, you could say it’s a bare necessity. Topped with candy bears that resemble the beloved Baloo from Jungle Book, these cupcakes have you covered.

Prep Time: 30 mins

Cook Time:

Total Time: 30 mins

What You’ll Need

  • Pre-made cupcakes
  • Frosting
  • Small white gumdrops
  • Small black gumdrops
  • Large black gumdrops
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Wooden kitchen skewer or toothpick

How To Make It

  1. Frost the cupcakes.
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  3. For each bear, slice off the bottom and top of a small white gumdrop. Reserve the midsection and discard the other pieces.
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  5. Next, slice the top off of a Crows candy.
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  7. Press it onto the top of the reserved piece of white gumdrop to create the bear’s muzzle and nose.
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  9. Press the muzzle against the side of a large black gumdrop to create the head.
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  11. Use a kitchen skewer or toothpick to poke eyeholes in the head.
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  13. Then press a mini chocolate chip into each hole, using a dab of white icing to help hold it in place.
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  15. Slice off and discard the very bottom of a Crows candy to create a sticky surface. Then slice the candy in half from the top down to create a pair of ears. Stick the ears to the head.
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  17. For a neck, slice the top off another large black gumdrop.
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  19. Then set the head on top of the cut surface.
  20. Place the assemble bear head atop a frosted cupcake, pressing it down slightly to stick it in place.
Posted 2 years Ago
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