How to Make Lego Cupcakes: A Step by Step Guide

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 Do you love Legos and Cupcakes? If so, we have the perfect combination in these LEGO cupcakes! With just a few simple steps, you can create these delicious treats that are sure to wow everyone. Plus, they’re perfect for any occasion – from birthdays to parties to just a regular old Lego playdate. LEGO cupcakes are perfect for any LEGO lover in your life. Not only are they adorable, but they’re also easy to make. If you want to show off your baking skills and impress a little one at the same time, these cupcakes will do the trick. Ready to get started?

The first thing you’ll need to do is gather your supplies. I used a basic cake mix to make the chocolate cupcakes but if you want to make them from scratch have at it!

easy to make lego cupcakes would be perfect for kids parties or a lego team playdate

Lego Cupcake Ingredients

1 box chocolate cake mix plus additional ingredients per directions (oil, eggs)

OR your favorite cupcake recipe OR (homemade or store-bought – it’s up to you!)

Icing, (homemade or store-bought – your call) I prefer stiffer icing for cupcakes so they will hold their shape. This is a great icing recipe here

Mini M&M’s in blue, red, orange, and green – 8 of the same color for each cupcake 

5 Food dye colors for the icing – Gray, Blue, Red, Green and Yellow

6 Plastic Piping Bags, you will need 2 piping bags for the gray icing, one with a small cut tip and one with a large cut tip

ngredients to make lego cupcakes.  You can make these easy lego cupcakes for your kids, for a party, or for a lego tournament.  They are creative and fun!

How to Make Lego Cupcakes

Bake Cupcakes per recipe and cool completely. Gather the piping bags, icing, M&M’s and cupcakes.

Mix the icing in five separate bowls using five colors and put each color in a piping bag. For the gray frosting, put it in two piping bags, one with a with large cut tip and the second in separate piping bag with small cut tip. Put the blue, red, orange, and green frosting in piping bags with small cut tips. 

Making a lego cupcake.  With the large cut tip bag, pip gray frosting in a smooth swirl on each cupcake before drawing the lego brick on the top of the cupcake.

With the large cut tip bag, pipe gray frosting in a smooth swirl on each cupcake 

Lego Brick Cupcake.  Use any colored frosting to outline a rectangle in the center of each cupcake.

Use any colored frosting to outline a rectangle in the center of each cupcake using all four of the primary icing colors.

Lego Cupcake.  Design a rectangle shape on the top of the cupcake and fill in the center to make it look like a brick.

Next, completely fill in the outlined rectangle with frosting,


Lego Cupcake made by designing a rectangle brick on the cupcake and adding M&M's to the brick to make it look like a lego brick. Perfect for a birthday!

Place 8 of the same color mini M&M’s in 2 rows on the rectangle as shown. 

Lego cupcakes for birthday parties.  Make these simple cupcakes from cake mix and add a rectangle design to the top of the cupcake to resemble a lego brick.

Repeat this process with each color frosting. 

Blue lego cupcakes that are easy to make from a cake mix with adding a rectangle to the top of the cupcake and then adding blue M&M's to make the lego cupcake resemble a lego brick

Use the gray piping bag with small cut tip to create the lego board pegs in line with the M&M’s on each cupcake. This will give the appearance that the legos are laying on a Lego board.

Four colors of Lego Cupcakes to make with M&M's

If you’re looking for a fun and easy way to make cupcakes that will WOW your party guests, look no further than these LEGO cupcakes. With just a few simple ingredients, you can easily create these delicious treats in no time at all. And if you’re making them for a child, they’ll be thrilled to see their favorite toy baked into their dessert! Lego cupcakes are also perfect for a child’s birthday party or any other celebration. And in addition to these Lego Cupcakes, you could make a fun Lego parachute like the one HERE. They are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. If you are looking for an easy and fun dessert to make, give these lego cupcakes a try. If you made these cupcakes, let me know in the comments. Happy crafting while baking!

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