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Rubber Duckie Cupcakes

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These were quite a hit at our duck-themed party Saturday night! I got the idea from

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Here's how (They use melted yellow frosting, but I used candy melts.):

Begin with a plain cupcake. I used vanilla.

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Spread it with a little vanilla frosting.

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Stick on a donut hole for the head, and a marshmallow cut in half diagonally for the tail.

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Secure them with a little more frosting around the head and tail.

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I did 6 at a time. Put these in the freezer for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, for each 2 cupcakes, take an orange Starburst Fruit Chew, and cut it in half. With your fingers, smash it into a long rectangle, and round each end, so you have a long oval. Bend it in half to make a beak.

When the cupcakes are chilled, dip them in a bowl of melted yellow candy melts. I get them at Michael's (they have all colors), and attach the beak. Chill in fridge, and make 6 more.

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Lastly, when they are all chilled, pipe on eyes, OR "glue on" a brown mini M&M.

For the "butt up" ducks, just glue on a marshmallow half in the center, freeze, dip in yellow coating. Cut a Starburst in half diagonally to make a triangle, and score it to make two webbed feet. These little guys are diving! (See top photo.)

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Comments (2)

You never cease to amaze me! Could it have been any hotter for your party?

Barb Cabot:

These are hilarious! I only wish my sister in law saw this 4 years ago when she hosted a duck themed graduation party for my nephew who was heading off to Oregon for college "Oregon Ducks". So cute Palma.

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