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    Sheep Cupcakes

    Sheep Cupcakes. Photo by froglet

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    50 mins

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    froglet's Note:

    I mixed a few ideas to makhttp://www.recipezaar.com/members/subm/editr2.php?sid=4664933e these cupcakes, and they went down a storm at the Findon Sheep fair in Sussex, UK. You could use what ever chocolate you can find for the head, ears and legs. I thought that they looked pretty cute with just the eyes, but you could add a red icing smile or tongue, and nostrils. You can also use a little tubes of writing icing for the white and black of the eyes.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cupcakes

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    For the cupcakes

    To Ice

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Baking:
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius/350 degrees fahrenheit.
    3. 3
      Sift the flour.
    4. 4
      Mix all ingredients slowly, then fast, for 1 minute, until pale and creamy.
    5. 5
      Spoon into muffin-sized paper cases and bake for 15-20 minutes.
    6. 6
      Decorating:
    7. 7
      Mix first 4 ingredients and beat until pale and creamy.
    8. 8
      Pipe or spread a quantity of icing onto each cupcake, to cover the top, keeping back a small quantity to do the eyes.
    9. 9
      Place 1 chocolate-covered brazil nut onto each cupcake where you would like the head to be.
    10. 10
      Snap a chocolate button or coin in half and place on either side of the head as ears.
    11. 11
      Snap the chocolate sticks into 4 pieces and insert each piece into the cupcake where you would like the legs to be.
    12. 12
      Place marshmallows all over the rest of the icing.
    13. 13
      Place 2 blobs of icing onto each brazil nut for the eyes (Or use ready-made white icing squeezy writing tubes).
    14. 14
      Place a tiny chocolate chip(or a blob of black icing) onto each white eye.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 26, 2009

      55

      these were great! had the cupcakes, large size, and two 5 yr olds to help stick on the marshmallows! we used a chocolate clinker for the face, and used melted chocolate to glue on the eyes. I got chocolate "bullets" for the legs, but ended up with a few "leg-less" sheep, as the kids said they didnt like licorice. They went down a treat at the 3 years old's party. next year I want to try the insects! they look good too!

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    • on September 17, 2008

      55

      These are adorable! I wish my children were smaller to try them out on (teens and twenties)....I may just have to do it anyway. I know they will love them. Thanks for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sheep Cupcakes

    Serving Size: 1 (1608 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 585.2
     
    Calories from Fat 269
    46%
    Total Fat 29.9 g
    46%
    Saturated Fat 18.5 g
    92%
    Cholesterol 122.2 mg
    40%
    Sodium 515.3 mg
    21%
    Total Carbohydrate 77.1 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 60.3 g
    241%
    Protein 3.9 g
    7%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    chocolate-covered brazil nuts

    dark chocolate melts

    chocolate chips

    chocolate sticks

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