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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” .

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.