Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Grover Cupcakes

Guess who? It's GROVER!
This is #4 on my Sesame Street Adventure!
Grover is super easy to make!

Here is what you need:
white and black fondant
Pink Peanut M&M's (from the Valentine selection- Easter would work as well)
Sandwich type cookies cut in half
blue icing (I used a mix of royal blue and sky blue)
pinkish red icing (mix of red and pink)
Tip 233
Tip 12

While cupcakes are baking, prepare the eyes or eyes may be prepared in advance. Roll white fondant to 1/8 inch thick, cut with opposite end (wide side) of size 12 tip and shape into an oval. Using the small opening of the size 12 tip cut out black pupils. Glue together with a food safe brush and a very small dab of water. Be careful, too much water and the black will bleed.
For the mouth, cut the sandwich cookies in half.  Using pinkish red icing in zipper bag with tiny corner snipped off, outline bottom lip of cookie.
Ice cupcake in blue using piping bag fitted with tip 233, using a squeeze and release motion cover the cupcake. Assemble as shown in photo and that's it!

Grover did seem to have a hard time keeping his hands off the cupcakes! He just wanted to reach out and grab the other cupcakes, so I had to have him keep his hands crossed!
Look for a new Sesame Street Character next Tuesday!
Other Characters that I have made:

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  1. Wow! This is the perfect Grover replica! Again, another cupcake my daughter would love :)

  2. I love seeing Grover getting some press time. I feel like he's a very underappreciated muppet and he deserves so much more. You did a wonderful job on these cupcakes!

  3. I think I want to hug this cupcake.

    Fantastic job, as usual!! Love this series!!

  4. cute... would you be feature at my blog http://showyourcake.blogspot.com/ and http://www.bellecaketopperandmould.net/

    Thank you..


  5. Oh - he is sooo cute!! He might be my favorite so far. Adorable!!

  6. Oh my gosh, I looove these! A perfect Grover! :0)

  7. Ha ha! It's Grover all the way! Love him!

  8. You are a professional! All your characters have been so cute!

  9. These are adorable, not sure which one is the best, I think I'm gonna stick with cookie monster:)

  10. Those are SO cute- they couldn't have come out better!

  11. love your adorable cupcakes grover is one of my favorite ss characters come visit me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

  12. They are so cute...How can anyone eat them???Thanks a lot for llinking with Midweek Fiesta...

  13. Adorable!! I'd love to try these for my son's birthday! He'd love them!

  14. I would be the best mom EVER, if I made these. Perhaps they might even morph into Elmo.

    Thanks so much for taking part in our Pin'Inspiration Party. Hope that you are having as much fun exploring as I am and that you'll take part in helping the "Beat the Winter Blues" on Saturday.

  15. Very cute! Grover is my Nephew's favorite, I will have to show these to him. What fun cupcakes! :)

  16. You did a fantastic job with these cupcakes. Grover is such a cutie and your decorations really bring him to life.

    Beth @ Hungry Happenings

  17. This is absolutely the cutest cupcake series I've seen. I love it!
    Shiloh @ everydaygameplan.net

  18. My husband just walked behind my chair to take a peak at my screen and said, "can you make me one of those Grover Cupcakes". I said, are you kidding me, do you see all those little spikes in that frosting, the lady who makes these is VERY TALENTED, we will just enjoy hers! Hope you have a fabulous week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  19. Those are adorable...your details are so perfect!

    I would love for you to post them on my web site!
    Have a great weekend.
    A community to Create - Share - Inspire

  20. These are perfect!!! I love..love..love these!
    xo- @Mrs_AOK

  21. OMG so cute!!
    Love it if you'd link these up to ATBS, the theme this week is cupcakes!
    Hope to see you there!
    Cupcake Apothecary

  22. Very cute! My niece would love these.

  23. With each new seasmestreet cupcake you do I say "ooooooooooo, this one is my favorite"!! They are all so stinkin' cute. Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.

    1. Hello again, I wanted to let you know I featured your cupcakes this week. You can check it out here and grab a button if you would like.:)


  24. So cute!! You do a much better job than the ones I have seen at the grocery store and I'm sure yours taste better as well. Thank you so much for sharing them at Sharing Saturday! Have a great week!!

  25. Yours is one of my absolutely favorite blogs...everything you make is amazing and picture perfect! Grover is no exception...love him!!

  26. Geez! So cute! Pinned them - of course! Thanks so much for sharing at Taking A Timeout Thursday! Hope you had a wonderful Valentine's Day!

  27. How great!! We loved having you link up to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday!” We hope to see you back next Saturday with more fun ideas! -The Sisters

  28. Thanks for linking up to Serenity Saturday
    Hope to can join us again tomorrow



  29. These are wonderful! You are magnificently talented!

  30. Spot on! I'm pinning these and sharing on my FB page!


  31. I love Grover....I think I've said that a million times on your Facebook page....but I really just love that little guy! Off to look at the rest of your sesame street family!

  32. You are being featured @CountryMommaCooks Link & Greet Party!
    Stop by and pick up a featured button....and have a great weekend:)

  33. Fabulous post,
    Thank you for linking your post up! , hope you will stop by today and link up another great post!!
    See you there
    Claire x


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