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Puppy Dog Cupcakes

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Puppy dogs and puppy themed treats we everywhere at our puppy play date party, even in the cupcakes! Since this is a quick and easy to put together party, we needed some quick and easy to up together cupcakes. Using strode-bought and ready made ingredients made putting together our cute little puppies a snap, so if you’re short on time, ask the bakery at the grocery store for cupcakes with white frosting only and skip the baking part of making these cupcakes.

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Puppy Cupcakes



  • 1 box cake mix
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 lb powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons milk



  • M&ms
  • Pre-made oval shaped cookies
  • Laffy taffy, pink
  • Black  tube frosting


Make cupcakes according to instructions on box. To make frosting, cream together butter and powder sugar in a mixing bowl until thoroughly combined. Add vanilla extract. Add milk a little at a time to thin the frosting to the right consistency — thin enough to spread, but thick enough that it keeps its shape.


Pipe frosting onto cupcakes using a large, round tip.


Put two cookies into the sides of the frosting to make the pups’ ears. Add m&ms for nose and eyes and cut and shape a small piece of pink lady taffy to form the tongue. Use the black tube frosting to add the mouth.

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Paula Biggs

Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a professional party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party and craft ideas. You can also buy birthday party supplies, printables and accessories from the Frog Prince Paperie Etsy shop.

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Kerri @ Simplicity Interrupted

Friday 23rd of August 2013

So fun, and super yummy looking!