Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Easy Lion Cupcakes

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We came up with this super Easy Lion Cupcake idea and these take just minutes to decorate! These would be so cute to make for a animal, circus, or jungle themed party.

Easy Lion Cupcakes that you can decorate in minutes!

Easy Lion Cupcakes


  • Cupcakes (or your choice)
  • White Frosting
  • Yellow Food Coloring
  • Candy Eyes
  • Caramel Bits
  • Mini Vanilla Wafers
  • Chocolate Cookie Icing
  • Chocolate Jimmies
  • Wilton Capacillos Baking Cups


  1. Bake your cupcakes according to directions and let them cool.
  2. Add 2 drops of yellow food coloring to your white frosting and mix well.
  3. Frost the tops of the cupcakes.
  4. Cut your mini vanilla wafers using kitchen scissors around the sides to whatever size you would like to make the ears & mouth.
  5. Add on the chocolate jimmies onto two of the mini wafer cut outs using your chocolate icing to look like whiskers.
  6. Flatter out a caramel bit using your fingers and place it on the top of the wafers for the nose.
  7. Add on the edible eyes.

That is it…SO easy!
Easy Lion Cupcakes that you can decorate in minutes!
If you like our Easy Lion Cupcakes…make sure to check out our other fun Cake ideas HERE!

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  1. Adorable, simply adorable!

  2. How clever!! What a great idea!!