Cute Owl Cake
Cute Owl Cake
Baby Owl Cupcakes:
Frost twelve 2 1/2-inch cupcakes in paper bake cups (any flavor) with Chocolate-Sour Cream Frosting and yellow-tinted Butter Frosting as directed for Mama Owl Cake; insert rows of almond slices into yellow frosting for feathers. For each cupcake, place two chocolate pieces on top of head for ear feathers. Add two white candy coating discs for eyes; attach two brown miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces to centers of candy discs using yellow frosting. Add orange miniature candy-coated chocolate pieces for a beak and four claws.Nutrition analysis per serving: 382 calories, 4 g protein, 56 g carbohydrate, 17 g total fat (10 g sat. fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 44 g total sugar, 7% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 192 mg sodium, 8% calcium, 7% iron
Chocolate-Sour Cream Frosting
Citrus Butter Frosting:
Substitute lemon or orange juice for the milk and add 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon or orange peel.
Chocolate Butter Frosting:
Substitute 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder for 1/2 cup of the powdered sugar.
Coffee Butter Frosting:
Add 1 tablespoon instant espresso coffee powder or coffee crystals with the powdered sugar or substitute strong brewed coffee for the milk.
Peppermint Butter Frosting:
Substitute 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract for the vanilla and tint pink with red food coloring.
Almond Butter Frosting:
Substitute 1/2 teaspoon almond extract for the vanilla.
Milk Chocolate Butter Frosting:
Melt 1 cup milk chocolate pieces and beat into the butter before adding the powdered sugar.
Peanut Butter Butter Frosting:
Beat 1/2 cup peanut butter into the butter before adding the powdered sugar.
Spice Butter Frosting:
Add 1 to 2 teaspoons apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice with the powdered sugar.
Strawberry Butter Frosting:
Beat 1/3 cup strawberry jam into the butter before adding the powdered sugar.
Irish Cream Butter Frosting:
Substitute Irish cream liqueur for the milk.