These Minion cupcakes are a fun and easy to make treat for a party.

Minion Cupcakes

These Minion cupcakes are a fun and easy to make treat for parties.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cupcakes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 299kcal
Author Marci of My Heavenly Recipes


  • 1 box Vanilla cake mix + ingredients to prepare it
  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 4 cups icing sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp. milk
  • 2 drops blue gel food coloring
  • 12 pieces ladyfinger cookies, cut in half
  • 3 cups yellow candy melts
  • 3 tsp. coconut oil
  • 20-24 pieces candy eyes
  • 1 white decorating frosting
  • 1 black decorating frosting
  • 1 silver food dust


  • Prepare vanilla cupcakes according to box’s directions and allow to cool completely.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat butter, icing sugar and milk on medium and gradually increase the speed to high. These ingredients will make up your buttercream. It is ready once the ingredients are well-combined, smooth, and form stiff peaks. Add blue gel food coloring and mix until completely tinted.
  • Frost each cupcake with your buttercream.
  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Microwave candy melts and coconut oil in 30-second intervals or, until completely melted.
  • Dip each ladyfinger cookie half into melted candy. Coat completely and gently lay flat on the lined baking sheet. Add 1 or 2 candy eyes on each coated cookie. Allow to set.
  • Draw “goggles” around your Minions’ eyes with the white frosting. With a paintbrush, gently dab the silver food dust on the “googles.” With the black frosting, draw hair for your Minions. Insert each Minion into a cupcake and enjoy!


Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 0.5mg