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How to Make Santa Cupcakes

Santa cupcakes are fun and easy to make at Christmas! Find these and how to make Christmas tree cupcakes too here. Fun holiday activities for kids solved.


These Santa cupcakes are so easy to do, but so fun!! I love easy when it comes to holiday baking, and involving kids too…these are perfect for that! Even little ones can create this easy Christmas dessert, and it doesn’t have to look perfect. It’s all about having fun. Give these a try and let us know what you think. (originally published 10/16, affiliate links present)

Santa Hat Cupcakes

Simple right, but perfect for kids to create during the holidays. Call them Santa cupcakes, or Santa hat cupcakes, either way works. You only need a few things to create cute cupcakes. Perfect as a Christmas craft for kids or to create ahead of time if you’re having a party.

Make a few just for the weekend after lunch in a small batch or the whole box for a crowd. Either way they will make everyone smile for sure and get them in the mood for the upcoming holiday season.

Recipe for 6 cupcakes

Santa Claus cupcakes

  1. Cupcakes (find how to make just 6 cupcakes here if you’re just making them for fun)
  2. Red frosting
  3. White frosting
  4. Fun cupcake liners, or plain

Start with a swirl of red frosting in the middle but leaving some room on the outside for the white around the rim of the hat. Then add the white with a dollop on the top for your Santa cupcakes.


Holiday Cupcakes

If you love these you should try our Christmas tree cupcakes too, here are a few other fun holiday activities for kids too

After you cut down your own Christmas tree this year, decorate your home together with music playing it will be time to bake some treats. Then enjoy a few more ideas like;

This Christmas countdown calendar can be printed out and enjoyed for the month.

printable kindness calendar

Want to see a few of my favorite things that I am totally obsessed with?? Take a peek and see how many you might already have…twinsies!

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