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Summertime is upon us here in Indiana. Do you have a Memorial Day Cookout to go to? I sure hope so, because I have the perfect Memorial Day Cupcakes for you.

Picnic Cupcakes for Memorial Day  :: on HoosierHomemade.com

How about Hamburgers with a side of Corn on the Cob? And it wouldn’t be a picnic without ants, right? Once again, I started with the ideas from the What’s New, Cupcake? and Hello, Cupcake books. I also found the hamburger cupcakes on Flickr.

Would you like to learn how to create these fun and easy cupcakes? Great, I made a How-to Video to help.

How fun! I think they would be a hit at any Memorial Day get together, summer picnic or even Fourth of July party!

Corn on the Cob Cupcakes:

  • Assorted yellow and white Jelly Belly Beans
  • Yellow Starburst or Laffy Taffy
  • 2 Corn Cob holders for decoration
  • Frosting tinted Yellow with Wilton coloring
  • White and Black decorating sugar, optional (I didn’t use this)

Hamburger Cupcakes:

  • Yellow and Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Frosting tinted Red with Wilton coloring
  • Frosting tinted Yellow/Brownish with Wilton coloring
  • Shredded Coconut tinted green
  • Apple Juice for dipping
  • Sesame seeds

Picnic Ants Cupcakes:

  • Chocolate Covered Almonds (found in Bridge Mix, or other oval shaped chocolate candy)
  • Frosting tinted Green with Wilton coloring
  • Frosting tinted Dark Brown with Wilton coloring
  • Shredded coconut tinted green
  • Watermelon candies (we found them at Walgreens)

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Now it’s your turn! Please share your cupcake or muffin recipe! For the guidelines, you can visit Cupcake Tuesday.

Please be sure to link back to this post, so that your readers can see all the yummy creations and visit some (or all) of the other participants.

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