Thursday 19 December 2019

Christmas Reindeer Cupcakes from Fruit Bowl - Recipe!

With only a week until Christmas Fruit Bowl have a recipe to get you into the festive spirit. These reindeer cupcake are great to make with the kids and the whole family can enjoy eating them.

Made with Fruit Bowl's Peelers. This fun and festive twist on the humble cupcake is guaranteed to taste as good as it looks! 

Total cooking time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12

You will need:

2 packs (16g) Fruit Bowl Strawberry Peelers
260g butter
110g caster sugar
2 large eggs
110g self-raising flour
300g icing sugar
3 tablespoons cocoa powder
Edible eyes
24 pretzels
12 Christmas cupcake cases


Preheat your oven to 180 degrees/gas mark 4.
Beat 110g of the butter and all of the caster sugar together until fluffy.
Whisk in the eggs.
Add the flour and stir until combined.
Place the cases in a cupcake tray.
Spoon the mixture evenly into the cases.
Bake for 15 minutes or until a skewer placed in the centre of each cake comes out clean.
Leave on a wire rack to cool.
Meanwhile, make the butter cream. Whisk the remaining butter until soft.
Add the icing sugar and cocoa powder and mix until smooth
Once the cakes are cool, pipe the butter cream on top using a thick nozzle.
Chop each Fruit Bowl Strawberry Peeler into 6 so you have 12 pieces.
Push one of the Peeler pieces into the centre of the butter cream on each cake.
Take two pretzels and place on the top of the cupcake to make antlers.
Finally, place two of the edible eyes between the antlers and the peeler to create your Christmas reindeer!

All of the Fruit Bowl products can be bought in Morrisons, Sainsbury's Tesco, The Co-op, Asda, Waitrose and on Ocado. 

Will you be doing any baking in the run up to Christmas?


  1. Oh my gahhhd these are perfect! In our advent calendar this year I'm trying to give less 'stuff' and more ideas for doing nice things. Will add these to the list.

  2. OH these look and sound delcious. We must do some Christmas baking x

  3. These look brilliant! I love doing some Christmas baking with my boys. The messier the better! Hehe. x