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The cutest Moo-Cow Cupcake! Perfect for a barnyard themed birthday party or county fair and they will be a hit among kids. Follow these simple step-by-step instructions to create an udder-ly adorable cow cupcake.

Moo-Cow Cupcake


  • Author: Linda

Description

The cutest Moo-Cow Cupcake! Perfect for a barnyard themed birthday party or county fair and they will be a hit among kids. Follow these simple step-by-step instructions to create an udder-ly adorable cow cupcake.


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Ingredients

Cupcakes ingredients:

  • 1 box of Triple Chocolate cake mix
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 1/4 cup whole milk

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 3 cups unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 cups powder sugar
  • 3 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • Pink gel food coloring

Tools:

  • Cupcake liners
  • 4 disposable piping bags
  • 3 Tip couplers
  • Medium Round tip
  • # 3 tip
  • # 69 tip
  • # 65 tip
  • 1 black icing tube
  • 1 medium ice cream scooper
  • 1 angled icing spatula

Instructions

Cupcake directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Line cupcake pan with the cupcake liners
  • In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, eggs, butter, milk, and vanilla extract, stir until combined
  • Fill cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full
  • Bake in the oven for about 21 minutes
  • Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting

Frosting directions:

  • Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed
  • Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting
  • Scoop about 1 cup frosting out and place into a medium bowl
  • In the medium bowl mix in 1-3 drops of pink gel food coloring until combined. You’re wanting to get a light pink color
  • Cut tips off the piping bags and place tips 3, 69, and 65 onto the couplers and into the bags
  • Place the medium round tip into the last piping bag
  • Scoop 1/2 cup of the lighter pink into the piping bag with tip number 65 and scoop 1 cup of the lighter pink icing into the piping bag with the medium round tip
  • Squeeze the black icing into the piping bag with tip 3 on it
  • Scoop some of the white frosting into the piping bag with the number 69 on the tip

Decorating instructions:

  • Using a medium ice cream scooper, scoop out some frosting and place it onto the top of the cupcake
  • Using an angled spatula, smooth out the frosting
  • Using a Medium round tip, pipe a oval shaped dollop of frosting onto the lower part of the cupcake for the nose
  • Using a black icing, pipe two dots for the eyes
  • Using a number 3 tip, pipe two dots on the nose for the nostrols
  • Using a number 3 tip, pipe out the cows spots on the cupcakes
  • Using a #69 piping bag, pipe two leafs for the “Ears” on the top corners
  • Using a #65 piping bag, pipe smaller leafs for the inside part of the ear.