Cat In The Hat Cupcakes: Dr Seuss Inspired Recipe

Have you been trying Dr Seuss inspired activities and craft projects with your little one? Or maybe you’re hosting a themed party for your toddler or child. Whatever it is, these Cat in the Hat cupcakes are a must try. They are easy and loads of fun for your little one too.

Scroll down and keep reading to discover everything you need to get started on it, along with simple step by step instructions to make sure you nail it!

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With a surprisingly short ingredient list for these fantastic looking cupcakes, you just can’t go wrong with these! If you’re not a fan of packaged cake mixes, you can scratch make a basic white vanilla cake mixture to keep it all as healthy and natural as possible for your toddler.

What’s Needed For Your Dr Seuss Cupcakes

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How To Make Cat in the Hat Cupcakes

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Make the cake mix according to package directions. Fill ice cream cones about 3/4 the way up.

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Carefully place on a cookie sheet and place in oven. Bake 23-25 minutes and remove from oven. Set aside and let cool.

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Split frosting between two bowls and color one red. Place each frosting into a baggie or piping bag and snip corner.

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Decorating Your Cat In The Hat Cupcakes

Once the cat in the hat cupcakes are cooled, pipe on a thin layer of white frosting, then pipe on a smaller circle of red frosting and end with a smaller circle of white frosting.

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Place one gummy on top of the frosted cupcake and pipe frosting around the gummy then place another gummy on top.

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Repeat this step until you have 3 gummies stacked on top of each other.

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Ready to enjoy and serve for a fun Dr Seuss party!

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If you’re hosting a party and not sure about how much you’ll need, remember that 1 box of cake mix makes 20-22 ice cream cone cupcakes.

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Team these activities up with the some good Dr Seuss’s books as a bedtime reading routine and it can all be a wonderful learning experience for your little one. And if you’re looking to stock up on some craft essentials for these activities, let me save you a trip to the store- just use the quick links below to get your hands on them- they’re at the best prices you’ll find.

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Cat In The Hat Cupcakes: Dr Seuss Inspired Recipe

cat in the hat cupcakes for dr seuss party

This is a tutorial on how to make a cat in the hat cupcakes: dr seuss inspired recipe.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Box White Cake Mix
  • 1 Can White Frosting
  • Red Ice Cream Cones
  • Life Saver Gummies (Only need the Red)
  • Red Food Coloring

Instructions

    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

    Make the cake mix according to package directions. Fill ice cream cones about 3/4 the way up.

    Carefully place on a cookie sheet and place in oven. Bake 23-25 minutes and remove from oven. Set aside and let cool.

    Split frosting between two bowls and color one red. Place each frosting into a baggie or piping bag and snip corner.

    DECORATING YOUR CAT IN THE HAT CUPCAKES

    Once the cat in the hat cupcakes are cooled, pipe on a thin layer of white frosting, then pipe on a smaller circle of red frosting and end with a smaller circle of white frosting.

    Place one gummy on top of the frosted cupcake and pipe frosting around the gummy then place another gummy on top.

    Repeat this step until you have 3 gummies stacked on top of each other.

    Ready to enjoy and serve for a fun Dr Seuss party!

If your little one loved these Dr Seuss inspired cupcakes, why not get him to try some fun filled activities too? I’ve compiled a short list of some of my favorite ones- all inspired by Dr Seuss’s best works. Get your toddler to try these the next time he’s bored and needs to be kept busy.

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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