Despicable Me Minion Cupcakes


  • 12 Cupcakes (if you want to make your cupcakes from scratch, try this hot fudge cupcake recipe)
  • 6 Twinkies (or equivalent kind of dessert cakes) –¬†you could make your own homemade Twinkies with this Hostess Twinkie maker
  • Black icing (you will want the skinny tubes, to use to draw on the face)
  • Wilton Candy Eyes
  • Icing for the cupcakes (we colored ours with Wilton’s Gel Food Coloring in Royal Blue color)


  1. Cut the Twinkies in half
  2. Frost your cupcake, and secure the half a Twinkie to the top of the cupcake, using the frosting
  3. Use the black icing to draw a mouth and band around the top of the Twinkie
  4. You can add hair on some using the icing, and leave the others bald
  5. Use the icing to secure the candy eye on