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How to cook duck pond cupcakes

This is a fun cupcake design for parties! It is also quite simple. Have fun! :)

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INGREDIENTS

Gather ingredients

Gather ingredients

Preheat oven to 170 degrees

Preheat oven to 170 degrees

In a bowl, add flour

In a bowl, add flour

And sugar

And sugar

Butter and salt

Butter and salt

Mix until it becomes a sandy consistency

Mix until it becomes a sandy consistency

In a separate  jug , whisk eggs, milk and vanilla extract.

In a separate jug , whisk eggs, milk and vanilla extract.

Add to other mixture gradually until everything is incorporated

Add to other mixture gradually until everything is incorporated

Split half the mixture and add cocoa powder

Split half the mixture and add cocoa powder

Add to cupcake cases

Add to cupcake cases

Put in oven for 20-25 mins until cooked

Put in oven for 20-25 mins until cooked

Poke cakes with a cocktail stick, if it comes out clean, they are cooked. :) let them cool for about 5 minutes before decorating

Put on a blue icing layer, this is the pond

Put on a blue icing layer, this is the pond

Crumble some excess cake and dot it around the edges to look like rocks or river debris.

Crumble some excess cake and dot it around the edges to look like rocks or river debris.

Add green in between for grass or river weeds.

Add green in between for grass or river weeds.

Shape a ball of regal icing into a duck body.

Shape a ball of regal icing into a duck body.

A ball for the head

A ball for the head

Stick together. I use a cocktail stick to keep in place

Stick together. I use a cocktail stick to keep in place

Add an orange beak

Add an orange beak

Put on the cupcake

Put on the cupcake

Voila! A cute duck pond cupcake!

  • 220.0g Self-raising flour
  • 280.0g Caster sugar
  • 2.0pch Salt
  • 80.0g Butter
  • 240.0g Milk
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 1/2tsp Vanilla extract
  • Royal icing
  • Food colouring
  • 20.0g Cocoa powder