Cool Christmas Cupcakes: Rudolph the Reindeer Cupcakes

These Reindeer Christmas Cupcakes are just the cutest thing ever! Perfect as a take-a-plate option for any upcoming holiday celebrations that involve the kids, they are the perfect companion for our Snowman Christmas Cupcakes – and they are simple enough to make that you can easily get the kids to help!

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I don’t know about you – but simple is my MO for the Christmas season! We have so much happening at the this time of the year – with it being the end of the school year in Australia and all that that entails, plus concerts and exhibitions for our out-of-school activities too. It can make the rush up to Christmas exhausting! So simple is the ONLY way to go. And these simply decorated Christmas cupcakes certainly fit the bill!

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How to Make Reindeer Christmas Cupcakes

You will need:


1. Ensure that your cupcakes are cool before decorating. Using a piping bag, frost each cupcake with chocolate icing.

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Start along the edge of the cupcake and work your way in and up with the frosting.

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Place iced cupcakes in the freezer for about 5 minutes to allow the icing to stiffen before adding the pretzels.

2. Next add a pretzel antler to each side of the cupcake. Use a little of the icing to help hold the pretzels in place.

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3. Add a red candy to the top of each up cake as Rudolph’s nose.

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And that’s it, couldn’t be easier! And easier is exactly what we want during the busy holiday season. All that’s left to do is serve and enjoy!

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