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Have any Star Wars fans at your house? With the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens slated to be released in mid-December, I predict there will be a whole lot of new fans and a lot of boys asking for a Star Wars birthday party theme. Bet they’d think these Storm Trooper Cupcakes would be pretty cool on the dessert table. Or, if you’re going to see the movie, just make some of these cupcakes as a fun part of the evening. Mom, you’ll like them because you can use a cake box mix to create a fast and easy version of the Storm Troopers for your troop.
- May the Four-ce Be With You in this classic Star Wars Birthday Party.
STAR WARS STORM TROOPER CUPCAKES
- White box cake mix or your favorite homemade cake recipe
- White Buttercream Frosting
- Black Wilton Frosting or a Food Grade Marker in Black
1. Mix your cake mix as directed or use your favorite homemade cake recipe. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F). Line your cupcake tin with white cupcake holders and set aside.
2. Spoon the cake batter into the cupcake liners (filling about ½ way each) and bake for about 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool completely, and then frost.
3. While the cupcakes are cooling prepare your storm troopers (marshmallows). After testing these, for me I found it was much easier to make the faces with the black food grade marker. First add a line across the top, and then make two triangles for the eyes. Add the mouth and breathing lines off to the side to complete your Storm Trooper.
4. Generously frost each cupcake. For ease in frosting, I use this cupcake decorating set. Begin frosting on an outside edge, working toward the center in a circular motion. Carefully add your Storm Troopers in the center of the cupcake.
Planning a Star Wars inspired boys birthday party? Check out these supplies, gathered by the crew of Spaceships and Laser Beams:
- Star Wars Light Sabre Cupcake Picks – Set of 12
- Star Wars Party Decorations – Star Wars Birthday Banner
- Star Wars 3D Pinata
- Star Wars Molded Party Rings 12 count
- Star Wars Party Table Cover – Star Wars Plastic Tablecover
- Treat Stand-Star Wars
- Star Wars Generations 48 Piece Party Favor Pack
- Star Wars Yoda Candy Holder
- Star Wars Party Plates – Star Wars Square Dinner Plates
- Star Wars Generations 3D Square Dessert Plates Party Accessory
- Star Wars Party Napkins – Star Wars Lunch Napkins – 16 Count
- Star Wars Party Decorations – Star Wars Centerpiece
- Star Wars Party Goody Bags – Star Wars Treat Sacks – 8 Count
- Kurt S. Adler 10-Light Star Wars R2D2 Light Set
- Lego Star Wars Party Table Centerpiece
- Star Wars Stickers (4 sheets)
- Star Wars ‘Feel the Force’ Plastic Table Cover (1ct)
- R2-D2 & C-3PO – Star Wars – Advanced Graphics Life Size Cardboard Standup
- Star Wars Deluxe Figure Cake Toppers / Cupcake Decorations Set of 8
- LEGO Star Wars Cone Hats Party Accessory
Check out more great Star Wars party food ideas.
- Star Wars Light Sabers & Sugar Cookies
- Family Movie Night with Star Wars Rebels
Plus, don’t miss this 23 Star Wars Party Ideas You’ll Love…