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Today we cook cupcakes!

Cupcakes are an exquisite sweet for children and adults, but the best of all is to take advantage of a holiday to make them together at home. Both at breakfast and at snacks they will be one of the most special desserts.

There are many fun ways we can do with them that catch their attention and that later together we can taste. We are going to learn how to make cupcakes with the children and we will show you some examples that will surely surprise you.

Ingredientes de los cupcakes

For the cupcake batter we will use:

  • 110 grams of wheat flour
  • 110 grams butter at room temperature
  • 80 grams of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of yeast
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

For the buttercream:

  • 250 grams of unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 250 grams of icing sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


For the dough, pour the butter at room temperature into a bowl and add the sugar, mixing well. Then add the eggs and beat them together. Then add the sifted flour and baking powder with the help of a strainer. Finally add the vanilla extract and mix well.

Preheat the oven to 180º for 10 minutes. In a cupcake pan, we will put the paper molds and fill with the mixture up to 3/4 of the height. Bake for 20 minutes at 180º and then take them out and let them cool.

For the buttercream, place the butter at room temperature in a bowl, along with the milk and vanilla extract. Mix well and then add the sifted icing sugar. Beat for 5 minutes preferably with an electric mixer at medium-high speed. Later, with a pastry bag we will decorate the cupcakes. Children especially love this task.

Examples of cupcakes

We can let our imagination run wild using different flavors or even combining them. Let’s look at some examples to inspire the little ones.

Animal cupcakes always delight all children.

We can add many fun, colorful and very tasty ingredients.


Let the children’s imagination fly and together try to make the funniest shapes.

Assorted cupcakes

Monster cupcakes are a sure hit

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