Having a LEGO themed birthday and need an easy cupcake idea? Learn how to make these LEGO Cupcakes.
The cupcakes are simple to make with a doctored up cake mix, buttercream frosting and topped with a delicious LEGO inspired figure.
We decided to make cupcakes and add little candy figures to the to make them fit the theme.
I had already ordered the silicone molds and I just used the smallest figures in the set (came with 2 small silicone figure trays).
Ideas for using these molds:
- Rice Krispies Treats
- Gummy snacks
- Candies for cupcakes
- Ice Cubes
What is very nice about these molds, there are dividers in them so you can easily have different colors in the figure! It takes a little bit more more work, but it is totally worth it in my opinion.
How to fill the LEGO Molds
I also suggest using disposable piping bags.
Starting with the yellow candy melts, melt according to the package. Using the piping bags, pipe in the head area up to the ridge. Do this on all the molds.
Next melt the color you plan to use for the shirts. Pipe it in the shirt area of the molds up to the ridges. Don’t go past or you may fill in other parts of the figure.
Third, melt the blue for the pants. Pipe it in the leg areas of the mold just up to the ridges as well.
Then add yellow for the hands, fill these area up to the top. Then fill the heads to the top of the mold.
Go back and fill in the shirt and pants area of the molds to the top.
You may need to re-melt the candy melts in between use. I just put them in the microwave in the piping bags to remelt.
Place the molds in the fridge for about 30 minutes. Then gently pop the candies out of the molds.
If you want to add a face, use an edible marker and draw on faces.
LEGO Cupcakes Recipe
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Yield 32 cupcakes
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- 1 box of white cake mix
- 1 cup of all-purpose flour
- 1 cup of sugar
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/3 cups of water
- 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup sour cream
- 4 large egg whites
- 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter, softened
- 3-4 cups of powered sugar, sifted
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
- up to 4 tablespoons milk
- In a large bowl mix cake mix, flour, sugar, salt, water, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, sour cream, and egg whites until well blended.
- Add cupcake liners to your cupcake tin.
- Scoop your cupcake batter into the prepared cupcake tin. Make sure not to get them more than 3/4 full.
- Bake at 325 degrees for about 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the cupcake comes out clean.
- Allow to cool before adding icing.
- Beat the butter for a few minutes using your mixer on medium speed.
- Add 3 cups of powdered sugar and mix on low speed until blended.
- Add the vanilla extract, salt, and 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix on medium speed for 3 minutes.
- If you need stiffer frosting, add the remaining sugar.
- If you need a thinner frosting, add the remaining milk.
- See post instructions on how to make.