Sheep Cupcakes

These adorable Sheep Cupcakes are as tasty as they are cute! They are perfect for a baby shower table spread. Your guests will love these scrumptious sheep cupcakes.

What you need :

  • ¼  cup  sour cream room temperature
  • ½  cup  buttermilk room temperature
  • 2  medium eggs
  • ¼  cup  hot coffee 
  •   cup  veggie oil
  • 2  tsp  vanilla extract 
  • 1 ½  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1 ⅓  cup  granulated sugar
  • ¼  cup  cocoa powder 
  • 1  tsp  baking soda
  • ½  tsp salt

For the Vanilla Buttercream:

  • 1 2/3  lbs  icing sugar
  • 1  lb  butter  450g, unsalted, room temperature
  • 1  tsp  vanilla extract
  • 1  tbsp milk
  • 1/2  tsp salt
  • For the decoration:
  • 1/4 cup fondant
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows 200g
  • 36 candy eyes
  • black food colouring

How to Bake:

  • Preheat to 350F.
  • Sift the dry ingredients into the bowl of a stand mixer and whisk.
  • Add the wet ingredients into a large bowl and whisk together, then add both together.
  • Whisk until smooth
  • Spoon or pipe the batter into the cupcake papers and bake for 15 -20 minutes
  • Leave to cool

For the Vanilla Buttercream:

  • Beat the butter until fluffy.
  • Sift the icing sugar into the butter.
  • Add 1 tsp vanilla, 1/4 tsp salt, and the milk.
  • Spoon into a piping bag.
How to assemble
  • Use food colouring to dye the fondant black.
  • Cut out the faces, eyes and ears
  • Brush water on the fondant to make the ears and eyes stick to the head.
  • Pipe the buttercream onto your cupcake
  • Cover with marshmallows then place the sheep face on

These amazing Sheep Cupcakes won’t last long at your baby shower. Do you like the idea of having a cute animal theme? Then you would love our Noah’s Ark baby shower theme ideas!