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Frog Cupcakes


"These frog-faced cupcakes are fun and easy to make for a child's birthday."
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45 m servings 342 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (24 cupcakes)


  • Calories:
  • 342 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 15 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 182 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bake cupcakes according to the directions on the package. Allow them to cool completely.
  2. Scoop 2/3 of the frosting into a small bowl and mix with green food coloring. Frost the cupcakes. Sprinkle some of the green sugar over the tops.
  3. Cut the marshmallows in half to make two circles. Dip half of each marshmallow piece into water and dip into the green sugar to make the eyelids. The remaining white will be the eyes. Place on the cupcakes. Use a little bit of white icing to glue a chocolate chip into the center of each eye for the pupil.
  4. Mix the remaining frosting with red food coloring to make pink. Use the pink icing to draw smiling mouths and nostrils or even tongues on the frogs.

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the direction said to cut the marshmallow in half to make two circles... however, my "eyes" kept slipping off because of the arc shape all around. next time, rather than cutting length to lengt...

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Cute idea but extremely time consuming and the frosting kept sliding off the cupcakes which meant the mouth and eyes did as well. I wouldn't mind spending the time if they at least stayed togeth...

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the direction said to cut the marshmallow in half to make two circles... however, my "eyes" kept slipping off because of the arc shape all around. next time, rather than cutting length to lengt...

These turned out cute! They were fun to make and pretty easy too! The only change I made was I used the peel licorice to make a red mouth. Make sure you put a little more batter in the muffin ...

These are really cute and super easy to make. I used the green sugar as called for in the ingredients on half of the cupcakes and used green sprinkles for the other half. I changed the eyes on...

My daughter's first grade class just finished a unit on the rainforest and as a fundraiser to buy 2 acres of rainforest land, the class decided to hold a bake sale. These frogs were perfect and...

My son has already asked me when we can make these again. I used heavenly white cake and easiest, most delicious meringue buttercream frosting, both from this site. We made regular size and mini...

I made these cupcakes today to take to a picnic playdate tomorrow and they are very, very cute...and although they are 'easy' to make, don't confuse easy with 'not time consuming'. The cupcakes...

I used a yellow cake mix and my own buttercream frosting. I followed the rest of the instructions for the froggy assembly! Easy to make, very cute, however they do take a little bit of time. Wel...

very good idea - i made cupcakes & frosting from scratch, but used the frog idea ... my 6-year-old loved decorating the frogs - she made them have all sorts of funny faces ... like previous revi...

Too cute. My son is in pre-school and all the classes have animal names. He is in the frog class so when I saw this recipe I had to make it. All of the 4 year olds LOVED them as did their parent...