Thanksgiving Cupcakes: Pilgrims and Indians

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Although cupcakes are not usually made for Thanksgiving, I just couldn’t let the time go by without sharing these Pilgrims and Indians. They are from my eBook – Cupcakes! 12 Months of Happiness, if you are interested in seeing the other cupcakes that are shared in the book, head on over and check them out…oh and you can buy it too for only $4.99!

With just a few simple ingredients, you and the kiddos can create these Pilgrims and Indians! I think they would be perfect for the Thanksgiving Kiddie Table too!

Thanksgiving Cupcakes: Pilgrims and Indians

Pilgrim Cupcake Supplies:

  • Frosting colored Copper
  • Frosting colored Red
  • White Frosting
  • Decorator Bag fitted with a #1 tip
  • Decorator Bag fitted with a Giant Round Tip
  • Vanilla wafers
  • Chocolate and Vanilla melting chocolate
  • Wax Paper
  • Plastic squeeze bottle
  • Eyes – Jumbo Rainbow Nonpareils
  • Buckle – Yellow Starburst

Pilgrim Assembly:

  1. Hat – Print out a photo of a pilgrim man and women to use as a guide (below), cover with wax paper
  2. Soften Starburst in microwave about 5-6 seconds, flatten and cut a small square for a buckle
  3. Melt chocolate and pour into plastic squeeze bottle
  4. Squeeze chocolate onto wax paper using the photo as a guideline
  5. Immediately place vanilla wafer on the bottom and cover with a line of chocolate
  6. Add buckle to man’s hat
  7. Place in refrigerator until set, about 5 minutes
  8. After hats are set, add face, using a white frosting and #1 tip, pipe on a small circle, add a jumbo nonpareil to the center
  9. Using red frosting and #1 tip, pipe on mouth

Indian Cupcake Supplies:

  • Frosting colored Copper
  • Frosting colored Red
  • Frosting colored Green
  • Frosting colored Orange
  • White Frosting
  • Decorator Bag fitted with a #1 tip
  • Decorator Bag fitted with a Giant Round Tip
  • Vanilla wafers
  • Yellow Starburst
  • Gum drops – orange, green, red, yellow {whatever you like}
  • Eyes - Jumbo Rainbow Nonpareils

Indian Assembly:

  1. Soften Starburst in microwave about 5-6 seconds, roll out until the length of headband will fit on wafer, cut thin strip
  2. Roll out gum drops, use a little sugar so they don’t stick. Cut out feathers. Attach to headband with small amount of frosting
  3. Using a #1 tip, pipe on a green, orange and red frosting into different designs – I made a triangle, square and circle
  4. Add headband to vanilla wafer with a little frosting
  5. Add face, using a white frosting and #1 tip, pipe on a small circle, add a jumbo nonpareil to the center
  6. Using red frosting and #1 tip, pipe on mouth

Thanksgiving Cupcake Assembly:

  1. Fit a decorator bag with a Giant Round Tip and fill with Copper frosting
  2. Pipe a swirl onto cupcake
  3. Add Pilgrims and Indians – use a small marshmallow to support them from behind if necessary

Pilgrims

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Comments

  1. I love the Indian!

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