Sprout Cupcakes : Fun Earth Day Edible Activity


Earth Day Sprout Cupcakes

With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here's a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

Sprout Cupcakes : Fun Earth Day Edible Activity

With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here’s a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

SPROUT CUPCAKES

Yields: 24 cupcakes

Ready in 60 minutes

With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here's a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

Ingredients:

1 box chocolate cake (plus required ingredients)

1 container chocolate frosting

1 package chocolate sandwich cookies

Green taffy

Additional Materials:

Mini terra-cotta clay pots

With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here's a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

Directions:

1. Prepare cupcakes as directed on box. Allow to completely cool.

2. Place chocolate cookies in a large resealable bag and use a rolling pin to crush.

3. If using terra-cotta clay pots, place one cupcake (still in the liner) inside of each pot, and then continue with the

following steps.

With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here's a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

4. Spread a layer of chocolate frosting on each cupcake. Sprinkle crushed Oreos on top to create the appearance of

dirt.

With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here's a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

5. Using kitchen scissors or a sharp knife, cut out leaves and sprouts from the taffy. Place a sprout in the center of

each cupcake.

With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here's a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

Note: The terra-cotta clay pots shown in final photo are 3 for $1 at Dollar Tree.

Sprout Cupcakes

Sprout Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box chocolate cake (plus required ingredients)
  • 1 container chocolate frosting
  • 1 package chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Green taffy
  • Additional Materials:
  • Mini terra-cotta clay pots

Instructions

  • Prepare cupcakes as directed on box. Allow to completely cool.
  • Place chocolate cookies in a large resealable bag and use a rolling pin to crush.
  • If using terra-cotta clay pots, place one cupcake (still in the liner) inside of each pot, and then continue with the
  • following steps.
  • Spread a layer of chocolate frosting on each cupcake. Sprinkle crushed Oreos on top to create the appearance of
  • dirt.
  • Using kitchen scissors or a sharp knife, cut out leaves and sprouts from the taffy. Place a sprout in the center of
  • each cupcake.
  • Note: The terra-cotta clay pots shown in final photo are 3 for $1 at Dollar Tree.
  • With Earth Day coming up and the first signs of Spring, here's a fun edible craft to do with the kids! Earth Day Activity Sprout Cupcakes

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    1. April 30, 2015
      Reply

      What a great idea, and a yummy one too! Saying hello from creativity unleashed!
      Cathy

    2. At first glance and not reading the title I thought these were real sprouts lol. It is so neat that they are cupcakes. My daughter would love these. She has been asking how plants grow and these would be a good way to show her. Glad you shared at #HomeMattersParty

    3. May 6, 2015
      Reply

      These are absolutely adorable- what a lovely idea 🙂

      Thanks for taking the time to link up with us!
      xx
      Mila (Idea Box)

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