Rudolph Cupcakes

Rudolph Cupcakes

Rudolph the red-nosed cupcake, had a very shiny... no? Okay, but this adorable festive cupcake recipe is enough to put a smile on anyone's face at Christmas


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Line a deep muffin tin with 12 paper cases.

  2. 2

    Place the milk, eggs, Stork, caster sugar, flour, baking powder and zest in a mixing bowl. Beat using an electric hand whisk. Stir in the dried cranberries and spoon into the cases.

  3. 3

    Bake for 20 minutes until well risen and lightly golden. Cool on a wire rack.

  4. 4

    To decorate, spread the frosting over the cooled cupcakes. Slice each Curly Wurly in half widthways, then cut into lengths to make antlers. Push the antlers into the cupcakes, place a cherry on each cake to make a nose and put 2 raisins on each cake to make the eyes.


  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 150g stork, at room temperature
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 150g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ small oranges, zest only
  • 45g dried cranberries, chopped
  • 300g chocolate flavour frosting
  • 4 Curly Wurly chocolate bars
  • 12 glacé cherries
  • 24 raisins

Makes 12  cupcakes

Total time required 40 mins

  • Preparation time: 20 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins