Aug 4th was my youngest son's birthday, he turned 6! He loves Despicable Me so i decided to make him minion cupcakes. I found the idea on pinterest and it was so easy yet super cute and looks like you've spent lots of time on them. Don't you just love it when you can look like a hero with minimal work?:)
Makes 18 cupcakes
1 box cake mix, whatever flavor (I used birthday confetti)
1 box twinkies, cut in half
2 tubs blue frosting
Smarties candies, a small bag
black icing in a tube (they sell it in the cake aisle)
Make and cook cupcakes according to box directions. Let cool. frost cupcakes with blue frosting. Lay cut Twinkies on a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Put a dot of black frosting on each Twinkie half to stick the eyes too. Some minions only have one eye, some have two. Stick yellow or white smarties to dots of frosting. Place a dot of black frosting in middle if each Smartie for the pupil. Trace around the smarties with black frosting to make "goggles". Add a mouth and gently push some chocolate sprinkles in top for hair. Put finished Twinkie heads on cupcake and voila you are done!