Tutorial: Make Angry Birds Cupcakes

[20 Jun 2011 | By | 29 Comment(s) | 19,548 views ]

Angry Birds Cupcakes Tutorial

My son, he who inspired the Clone Trooper Cupcakes, Dragon Cake, and Perry the Platypus Cake, is obsessed with Angry Birds.  Well, he’s really obsessed with about a dozen games on the iPhone or Android when we’ll let him play them — and he got to play a lot while we were on vacation in Mexico.  And we had a 4 hour delay so I played my share of Angry Birds, too.  Anyway.  So here they are in cupcake form (here are a bunch of other Angry Birds creations, too).  Lots of fun to make, and quite tasty, too!

Wanna make them yourself?  They really aren’t that hard.  But I will warn you, they are definitely time consuming!

OH YEAH! Please go vote for these in the instructables cupcake contest!

More photos on Flickr

Basically, on top of your standard iced cupcakes, you place a bird.  The birds (and pigs) are made out of donut holes covered in marshmallow fondant, (the smaller birds are wrapped up mints or whoppers or similar).  It’s like playing with playdoh, and my 6 year old actually helped me make one of the set of 3 little birds (those are easier to make because with a hard center, you don’t have to be as careful while wrapping them).  Really, this is not that hard to do, it does take a little time and patience though, especially to kneed all those different colors into your fondant!

I wrote up an Instructable with everything step by step, and you can download it here: PDF: How to Make Angry Birds Cupcakes

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29 Comment(s) »

  • julia [] :

    I LOVE these. I sent a link to your blog to my three daughters. They will love them too. I have been looking at your blog lately, I just haven’t commented.

  • FW- Dot Dorsner [] :

    Gotta show off my Angry Birds Cupcakes posted today over at Dabbled http://fb.me/10d3dBIiA

  • ftcanon [] :

    Just Awesome! RT @DotatDabbled: Come check out the #angrybirds cupcakes! I made them just for you. http://trunc.it/h33a2

  • Dot [] (author) :

    Thanks, Julia!

  • Mandy Candy Wong [] :

    So…. I think @misonani should make these ;) Angry Birds #Cupcakes: with PDF instructions http://bit.ly/lS2xRR via @ideandyment

  • mari [] :

    These are too cute! And so packed with personality. Downloading the instructions now…

  • Funky Dreams [] :

    Cute and yummy! Tutorial: Make Angry Birds Cupcakes: http://dabbled.org/2011/06/tutorial-make-angry-birds-cupcakes.html

  • dot [] (author) :

    If you make your own, I’d love to see them!

  • Ashley Fantigrossi [] :

    This is just too great, Angry Birds cupcakes: http://bit.ly/iwe8nZ

  • christina [] :

    my son is excited about these angry birds…we are going to try to make them for his 7th birthday party coming up in a couple of weeks. i will let you know how they turn out!

  • Dot [] (author) :

    Awesome! would love to see pics.

  • meaghan (the decorated cookie) [] :

    Wow! And a tutorial to boot. I posted a link on EdibleCrafts.CraftGossip.com :)

  • Brochure Printing [] :

    The birds are so cute. Thanks for sharing this. My kid is also obsessed with Angry Birds. He will definitely like this.

  • Claire Wall [] :

    How to make Angry Bird cupcakes http://bit.ly/iwe8nZ

  • Dot [] (author) :

    Thanks!

  • personalized ornaments [] :

    This is the perfect idea for my son, he’s so into that game!!!

  • Miss Cuisine [] :

    It’s funny, I like it. I put a link to your article on my french blog.

  • Lester @ Adult Tricycle [] :

    WOW! They are incredible! I’ve seen a few other Angry Birds caked, but these are the best I’ve personally seen.

  • Byron S [] (elsewhere) discussed this :

    For those who like to bake and have time for detail http://t.co/M0sJixWC @jenmurse

  • Chris [] :

    Love these, what fun we’ll have trying this one out, I think we may have a few variations, lets see, keep us amused for a rainy afternoon today, Thanks x

  • Ged schools [] :

    Great article …Thanks for your great information, the contents are quiet interesting.

  • Cake Theater [] (elsewhere) discussed this :

    Angry Birds cupcakes. Please don't throw them at my blocks tower. http://t.co/OXaLXEsA

  • Get Frosted [] (elsewhere) discussed this :

    Bravo! My nephew will love these! RT @CakeTheater: Angry Birds cupcakes. Please don't throw them at my blocks tower. http://t.co/H6Na9GI7

  • Cake Theater [] (elsewhere) discussed this :

    Angry Birds cupcakes by @DotatDabbled. I like the triple blue-bird version… very authentic. http://t.co/ztpQ0LaY

  • help with assignment [] :

    haha! too cute! I will be baking these soon

  • Laura [] :

    Love the idea. Can you tell me approximately how many it made?

  • metāla žogi [] :

    Very very cool, just don’t think of throwing them! :))

  • kredīti internetā [] :

    Thats so cool :)!

  • Anonymous [] :

    Great post and blog, I am a fan of both Angry Birds as an amazing gam