Crab Cupcakes

 

Mmmmm, Crab Cupcakes, are they not the cutest? You’ll definitely savor these and we gotta say, one is not enough. Here’s how to make them.

What You Need: Cupcake mix, cupcake tin, paper cupcake holders, graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, butter, white icing, toothpicks, gummy orange slices and gummy peach rings.

Graham cracker crumbs, white icing, toothpicks, gummy oranges slices and gummy peach rings, Crab Cupcakes,
(Graham cracker crumbs, white icing, toothpicks, gummy oranges slices and gummy peach rings, Crab Cupcakes, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step One: Mix the cupcake batter and spoon into the baking tin. Bake and set aside. When cool, add the icing.

Making blue cupcakes, Crab Cupcakes
(Making blue cupcakes, Crab Cupcakes, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Two: Make the crabs: use the gummy orange slices for the body. Cut the peach gummy rings into claws and for the base for the eyes. Use icing to attach the eyes to the gummies.

Step Three: Mix graham cracker crumbs and brown sugar. Sprinkle on top of the cupcakes for your “sand.”

Putting Graham Cracker crumbs on cupcakes, Crab Cupcakes
(Putting Graham Cracker crumbs on cupcakes, Crab Cupcakes, photo by: J. Clegg.)

Step Four: Place your crabs on top of the cupcakes and you’ve got the cutest Crab Cupcakes you’ve ever seen!

Crab Cupcakes
(Crab Cupcakes, photo by: J. Clegg.)

If you’re feeling a little bit thirsty after all this sugary goodness, why not mix up some Rum Punch? Here’s our super easy recipe.

Crab Cake Cupcakes
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Crab Cupcakes

Perfect for sea-themed parties, BBQs or any kind of get-together, these Crab Cake Cupcakes are the cutest and oh-so delish.

Ingredients

  • 1 box cupcake mix
  • 1 can white icing (vanilla or cream cheese)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • candy eyes
  • gummy orange slices
  • gummy peach rings
  • toothpicks

Instructions

  1. Bake cupcakes. Set aside.

  2. Make the crabs: use the gummy orange slices for the body. Cut the gummy fuzzy peach gummies into "claws." Cut the round orange gummies to be the base for the eyes. Use icing to attach the eyes to the round orange gummies.

  3. Ice the cupcakes. Mix graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar and butter. Sprinkle on top of the cupcakes for your "sand."

  4. Place your crabs on top of the cupcakes and you've got the cutest Crab Cupcakes you've ever seen!

 

Lisa Mitchell

I am a blogger for CheapCaribbean.com who is a travel junkie and addicted to the beach.

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