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Minnie Mouse Cupcake

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Want a cute way to make a simple cupcake fun? Add ears and a bow!
minnie cupcake

And tada Minnie Mouse cupcakes! I used fondant to make mine, but you could also use cookies and candies 🙂

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Dark and Milk Chocolate Toffee Cupcake

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dark chocolate toffee cupcake

I told you what kind of cake I used and how to make the ganache in my post for Reese Cupcakes  The only difference here is I used half dark chocolate and half milk chocolate chips for the ganache

You will also need Dark chocolate Toffee bars. I used Ghiradelli, because they are so delicious.

So you make the cupcakes the exact same way, and the ganache with the changes I mentioned.  I did not fill the cupcakes so these are even easier>

Once everything is made and cooled to room temperature just like in the Reese’s cupcakes you take the cupcake dip it into the ganache and top with half of a Dark chocolate toffee square

As always enjoy

Cookies and Cream Oreo Cupcake

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One of my husbands favorite things is Oreo’s, so this was inspired by him.  To make it easier and because I was adding so much anyways I used box white cake mix which simplified a lot and you couldn’t tell, Did I mention there is an actual cookie in the middle of the cake? That is my kind of recipe, especially when I don’t have a lot of time.

Cookies and Cream Oreo cupcake

Cookies and Cream Oreo cupcake

Here’s what you need:

White or Vanilla box cake mix (I used duncan hines)
Ingredients called for on the box mix
Oreo Cookies (2 1/2 per cupcake)
Buttercream Icing( you can use the store bought kind or make your own, There are plenty of butter cream recipes out there, I used Wilton Buttercream)
2 Hershey cookies and cream bars

Here’s how I made them:

I mixed the box mix with the ingredients called for, pretty basic
I put cupcake wrappers in the pan, I used white since it goes with the oreo theme, although you can use any color or none at all
I then filled each 1/4 full
Add a tasty oreo cookie
Continue filling with mix until they are about 3/4 fill
Bake according to directions on box

While I was waiting for them to bake, I made my icing, and I added a little extra water to make the icing thinner.  Then I put 1/2 oreo for each cookie in a Ziploc bag, then came the fun part, crushing the cookies, I like to throw them around a bit and smash them with my hands although I am sure you could also blend or process them until they look like crumbs, how crushed you want them is totally up to you

When cupcakes are cool, add icing, I used a spoon and kind of just spread it around nice and thick.
Sprinkle on some oreo crumbs
add 1 oreo cookie and 1 section of your cookies and cream bar

Eat your cupcake, or take a picture and show it off to your friends Enjoy!