Despicable Me-inspired minion cupcakes

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  • We just love these Despicable Me-inspired cupcakes. You can make 3 different minions with this step-by-step recipe. The kids are going to love them! Perfect as a special gift or birthday party favour, we think these minion cupcakes are going to be a big hit.

    If you want to give your cupcakes a little twist, scoop out the middle of each cupcake and spoon in some jam or lemon curd – they’ll look impressive and taste impressive too!


    • 120g yellow modelling paste
    • 20g white modelling paste
    • 10g blue fondant
    • 10g black fondant
    • 10g grey modelling paste (you can get grey by mixing a tiny amount of black fondant into the white modelling paste)
    • 5g red fondant
    • 5g chocolate or brown fondant
    • Small strip of wafer paper
    • White confetti sprinkles
    • Silver edible paint
    • Red edible ink pen