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Peppa Pig Cupcakes

Peppa Pig Inspired Cupcakes

Peppa Pig is a cartoon show who is all about a little pig who lives with her mom, dad, and her little brother, George. Majority of the story or plot revolves around fun adventures, occasional tear provoking scenarios, but always ends on a happy note. I have heard so much about this character from my fellow moms and parents that I figured, it would be a great angle to recreate Peppa into a decadent dessert!

Peppa Pig

Makes 22 Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box of French Vanilla cake mix
  • 3 large eggs room temp
  • 1/2 C of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1TBSP pure vanilla extract
  • Black cupcake liners
  • cupcake pan

Directions (Preheat oven to 350)

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

Peppa Pig Inspired Cupcakes

Frosting Ingredients

  • 3 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 6 C powder sugar
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 6 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Pink gel food coloring
  • 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

Directions
1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
2. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
3. Scoop about 1/2 C frosting out and place into a medium bowl
4. In the mixing bowl, mix in 2 drops of pink food coloring and mix until combined. You’re wanting to get a light pink color
5. In the medium bowl mix in 4-5 drops of pink gel food coloring until combined/ You’re wanting to get a dark pink color, about a magenta shade
6. Cut tips off of 3 piping bags and place tips 3, 69, and 65 onto the couplers and into the bags
7. Cut the tip off of the 4th piping bag and place the medium round tip inside
8. Scoop 1/2 C of the lighter pink into the piping bag with tip number 69 and scoop 1 C of the lighter pink icing into the piping bag with the medium round tip
9. Split the the darker pink color frosting between piping bags number 3 and 65

Decorating instructions
1. Using the medium ice cream scooper, scoop out some frosting and place it onto the top of the cupcake

Peppa Pig Cupcakes

2. Using the angled spatula, smooth out the frosting

Peppa Pig Inspired Cupcakes

3. Using the Medium round tip, pipe a oval shaped dollop of frosting onto the lower part of the cupcake for the nose

Peppa Pig Inspired Cupcakes

4. Using the black icing, pipe two dots for the eyes

Peppa Pig Inspired Cupcakes

5. Using the number 3 tip, pipe two lines on the nose for the nostrils

Peppa Pig Cupcakes

6. Using the #69 piping bag, pipe two leafs for the “Ears” on the top corners

Peppa Pig Cupcakes

7. Using the #65 piping bag, pipe smaller leafs for the inside part of the ear.

Peppa Pig Cupcakes

… and now, you’re done! Just like that, you have finished creating this cute and super adorable Peppa Pig Inspired Cupcakes!

Peppa Pig Inspired Cupcakes

Peppa Pig Cupcakes

Enjoy!

About Angela Bethea

Hello there! I'm Angela the sassy military wife behind the editorials on this blog. I often shop for bargain deals, check out sales and share my thrifty finds across my social network. Feel free to check out links to my other publications and social pages.

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23 comments

  1. These look so delightful. I have a niece whose birthday is coming up in the next month and I would love to make a batch of these up for her as I think she would love them.

  2. Okay these piggy cupcakes are super adorable! It’s also the year of the pig according to the Chinese lunar calendar, so it’s very fitting!
    xoxo
    Annie

  3. What cute cupcakes. These would be perfect for a kids birthday party.

  4. Oh my goodness, these are the cutest! My little niece LOVES Peppa, and would just adore these!!

  5. Super cute. My kids would love these. I love how you showed pics of each step in the building them. Thanks for sharing.

  6. YUM! And ADORABLE! Love these and they’re so creative!!!

  7. Great idea! The cupcakes look very good. Thank you for the recipe as well!

  8. That was so cute! Im a big fan of Peppa Pig, kids will surely love this peppa pig cupcakes. Love it!

  9. Can I give you a compliment? In addition to being too greedy to see them, these cupcakes are much nicer than Peppa Pig!

  10. Okay these are so freaking cute
    Definitely saving this recipe 🙂

  11. I’m not huge on Peppa Pig, but these are so adorable! My sister used to collect pigs when we were younger and I think that I might just need to make these for her.

  12. These are adorable!! And look so yummy!

  13. Loving this recipe and those cute lil cupcakes. I need to try decorating something like this!

  14. These are so cute! My boys love watching Peppa the Pig, I’ll have to surprise them with these one day. Or I can have them help me make them, they would enjoy that as well. Thank you for sharing, such a cute idea.

  15. These are so cute!! Never would have thought they were so easy to make!

  16. My little sister LOVES Peppa Pig – she’s practically obsessed and these cupcakes are too cute!

  17. Oh my gosh those cupcakes are adorable! and they are perfect for valentines. what a cute idea!

  18. These cupcakes are so cute.

  19. So cute. My nieces love Peppa Pig and cupcakes so I know they would love these little goodies.

  20. These are so cute and so creative! They look way too pretty to eat.

  21. My daughter loves Peppa Pig! What a cute idea! Thank you!

  22. Omg those cupcakes are super adorable. My daughter would love these. She is obsessed with Peppa the Pig

  23. I don’t have kids, but this is a lovely treat for after Valentine’s Day dinner! And the recipe is so easy to follow – thanks for including the helpful pics! Will have to give this a try x

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