Last updated on February 16th, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Santa Cupcakes made with Mini Coke Cans. An adorable Christmas fun food party craft idea! Easy holiday dessert idea for kids.
Easy Santa Cupcakes!
Christmas is my favorite time of the year! Holiday party season is about to go full blast and you’ll make a lasting impression with my latest fun food idea. How adorable did these Santa Cupcakes with Mini Coke Cans turn out? I’m so excited to be partnering with Coca-Cola again and can’t wait to share these sweet treats with my friends for our next party!
If you love Santa like we do in our home, you’ll love making these cute Santa cupcakes! They would be a perfect treat for a Christmas party or gift from your Elf on the Shelf! I like to surprise my kids with this “real” Letter from Santa and our Elf Peter. My kids go crazy!!!
Start stocking up on those fun mini Coke cans and by the time the holidays hit, you’ll be ready to make your Santa Cupcakes.
These Christmas cupcakes are so simple to make! I designed free printable Santa heads that fit perfectly with the size of your cupcake.
I love the body of Santa being the mini Coke can. When you put a bunch of these cute treats together, it looks adorable! Both kids and adults will love them.
You only need a few items to make Santa Cupcakes with Mini Coke Cans. I’m not lying when I say they are easy! Enjoy this fun food craft tutorial.
How to Make Santa Cupcakes with Mini Coke Cans
What you need:
- Mini Coke Cans
- Cupcakes with White Icing. – You can make my Chocolate Coke Cupcakes or buy ready made cupcakes with white icing.
- Black Ribbon – I used Chalkboard Ribbon. It looked more like leather to me.
- Red Icing – I used the Red Wilton Decorating Icing that comes in a tube. You can get frosting tips that fit on the tube.
- Frosting Tips and Frosting bags
- Mini Marshmallows
- Amy’s Free Printable Santa Heads – (Click below to print them.)
- Hot Glue
Download the Santa Face Free Printables.
Click below to download the Free Printables:
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Watch my video below for detailed directions on how to make Santa Cupcakes with Mini Coke Cans.
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Have a very Merry Christmas!
Santa Cupcakes with Mini Coke Cans
- 1 Box Devils Food Chocolate Cake Mix
- 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil
- 3 Eggs
- Instant Chocolate Pudding 3.9 oz
- 2 Small Coca Cola Cans 7.5 fl oz
- White Frosting
- Red Frosting
- Mini Marshmallows
- For decorating:
- 2 packs of small Coca Cola Cans 7.5 fl oz
- 1/4 " thick black ribbon
- Free printable santa head by Amy Locurto
- Hot glue gun
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix the chocolate cake mix, oil, eggs and pudding in a bowl.
Gradually add 2 cans of Coke to the bowl and mix.
Fill cupcake wrappers a little over half full and bake 10-17 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Let cupcakes cool and pipe on a layer of white frosting.
Pipe red frosting high like Santa's hat.
Top with a mini marshmallow.
Print and trim the Santa Printable file.
Cut the black ribbon 5-6" long. Make it long enough so it wraps around the can like a belt.
Remove the soda can tabs and string ribbon through the tab.
Hot glue Santa's belt around the Coke can.
Place the cupcake on top of the can and hot glue the Santa printable to side of the cupcake wrapper.
Find cute Christmas elf ideas in The North Pole Elf Ideas Shop!
You might also like my Cherry Coke Float Cupcakes!
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