• 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Medium
  • 13 Ingredients


These delicious Christmas candy cane cupcakes will be a hit at any kids Christmas Party!


  • 200 grams butter
  • 1 3/4 cups caster sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp vanilla bean paste
  • 2 3/4 cups self raising flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 250 grams butter
  • 6 cups sifted icing sugar mixture
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint essence
  • 16 mini candy canes
  • 1/2 cup melted chocolate
  • 1/4 cup 100s & 1000s sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees & line muffin tins with cupcake wrappers.
  2. Cream 200 grams of room temp butter with caster sugar, beat in the eggs one at a time. Gradually add flour & milk until combined & smooth batter. Spoon into cupcake cases & bake for approx 25 mins.
  3. Peppermint Buttercream: Cream 250 grams of butter till white & fluffy (approx. 8 - 10 mins!). Gradually add icing sugar mixture & milk alternating, keep whipping until light & fluffy. Add peppermint essence (a little goes a long way!)
  4. Pipe peppermint buttercream on top of cooled cupcakes. Drizzle melted chocolate on top of iced cupcakes and top with crushed candycanes & mini candycanes that have been dipped in chocolate & 100s & 1000s. Enjoy!

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