Westie Cupcakes!

We have two dogs in our house- one is a West Highland Terrier, and is so good with kids.  I saw these cupcakes on the cover of a Family Circle magazine this spring, and just HAD to make them for my daughter’s birthday.  She calls our dog Jo-Jo (his name is Bailey, but for some reason we have given him this nickname), and she was SO excited about her Jo-Jo cupcakes!

These weren’t that hard to make-  just time consuming. But, the kids loved them, and that made it totally worth it.  I think it was making 24 of them that set me over the edge ;)

Half of a marshmallow was used to make the snout part, then cut a mini marshmallow diagonally, dipping it in pink sugar to make the ears.   Mini M&M’s made the eyes, and Raisinets for the nose.  The best part was the tounge.  I took strawberry Starburst, rolled them out with a rolling pin, then cut them into quarters.  You pinch into the shape of a tounge, and use a knife to make the line in the center.  I used whipped icing and a pastry bag to make the fur.  This was really my first time piping icing, so I was pretty happy there were no major catastrophies.  Luckily, the magazine had step by step instructions with pictures- I totally need visuals when I’m attempting food projects! :)

Follow this link to the instructions, plus instructions for other puppy cupcakes!

Enjoy!

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8 Responses to “Westie Cupcakes!”


  1. 1 Kim May 29, 2008 at 9:43 pm

    Those are soooo cute!!! I think I’d go crazy after two but 24?!?! Yikes!

  2. 2 dawn May 29, 2008 at 9:45 pm

    Jen, these cupcakes are SUPER cute!!! Wish I could eat one right now but they are so cute, don’t know if I could. Great job!

  3. 3 Heather May 29, 2008 at 11:20 pm

    OMG! These are soooo fun!

  4. 4 Tracy May 31, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    Shut up! How stinkin’ cute are these? Wow Jen not only are you a CPA by day, but Martha Stewart. Great job on these. Can you send me one to *sample*? LOL!
    Have a great weekend!

  5. 6 KimberlyG June 1, 2008 at 5:40 pm

    These turned out darling! I bet they were a big hit! :D

  6. 7 enc October 22, 2009 at 9:59 am

    Gee whiz, those are cute. How wonderful that you are able to keep the steady hand required to render all that fur, and those tongues, and the ears! Just superb.

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