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Make Unicorn Poop Cupcakes

In my house we are all about the unicorn poop. We’ve made unicorn poop cookies, cakes, and even veggie dip! But today we made these adorable little unicorn poop cupcakes!

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What You Need To Make Unicorn Poop Cupcakes

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg, plus 2 egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cotton candy

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How To Make Unicorn Poop Cupcakes

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin pan with paper liners and place to the side.

In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the butter, sour cream, egg, yolks, and vanilla and beat until smooth. Stir in the cotton candy until evenly distributed -do not over mix.

Get 3-4 small bowls scoop equal amount of cake mix in each bowl. Add 1 drop of food coloring to each bowl mixing until you get the desired color of choice. Using a large spoon add a scoop of cake mix from each color filling the cupcake holder. Do not over fill.

Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Transfer to a wire cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.

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What You Need To Make Unicorn Poop Cupcake Frosting

  • 1 1/2 to 3 teaspoons heavy cream
  • 1 ounce cotton candy
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter softened
  • 4 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

In a bowl, pour 1 1/2 teaspoons of the heavy cream over the cotton candy to melt it place to the side

In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar until thoroughly combined. Stir in the vanilla and melted cotton candy. Beat on medium high until light and fluffy add the remaining cream.

How To Decorate Unicorn Poop Cupcakes

Get 3-4 small bowls fill with equal parts icing. Add food coloring to each of color of choice. Mix until completely blended to the color of choice.

Use a pastry bag and a LARGE Star tip:  fill the pastry bag with scoops from each color of icing using your hand start at one spot on the cupcake ago around the edge with icing continue the motion building a cone shape and covering the whole cupcake.

Now place a small piece of cotton candy on top for decoration!

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Make Unicorn Poop Cupcakes

Yield: 2 Dozen
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Make Unicorn Poop cupcakes to make your little ones smile!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg, plus 2 egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup cotton candy
  • 1 1/2 to 3 teaspoons heavy cream
  • 1 ounce cotton candy
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter softened
  • 4 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin pan with paper liners and place to the side.
  2. In a large bowl combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the butter, sour cream, egg, yolks, and vanilla and beat until smooth. Stir in the cotton candy until evenly distributed -do not over mix.
  3. Get 3-4 small bowls scoop equal amount of cake mix in each bowl. Add 1 drop of food coloring to each bowl mixing until you get the desired color of choice. Using a large spoon add a scoop of cake mix from each color filling the cupcake holder. Do not over fill.
  4. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Transfer to a wire cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.
  6. Get 3-4 small bowls fill with equal parts icing. Add food coloring to each of color of choice. Mix until completely blended to the color of choice.
  7. Use a pastry bag and a LARGE Star tip: fill the pastry bag with scoops from each color of icing using your hand start at one spot on the cupcake ago around the edge with icing continue the motion building a cone shape and covering the whole cupcake.
  8. Now place a small piece of cotton candy on top for decoration!

Want more unicorn poop fun? Check out our Unicorn Poop Veggie Dip!

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Or for even more fun find all sorts of Unicorn Poop ideas here!

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