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Have you seen Despicable Me 2?  We saw it last week and loved it!  Seeing the movie inspired me to make these cute little “Minion” cupcakes.

For Minion Cupcakes You’ll Need:

minion cupcakes from despicable me | mommysavers.com

I found these Sara Lee Golden Creme Cakes at Target for $2.99.  Cut each one in half for your minions.

minion cupcakes from despicable me | mommysavers.com

Other supplies I used were from Wilton:  Black Decorating Icing, Wilton Candy Eyes, and black Decorating Candy.

minion cupcakes from despicable me | mommysavers.com

Make cupcakes according to package instructions.  Cool, and frost.

minion cupcakes from despicable me | mommysavers.com

Use the black icing to create goggles for your minion and a variety of smiles.

minion cupcakes from despicable me | mommysavers.com

Press the candy eyeballs into the black icing.  Push him gently into the frosting of the cupcake.