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Moana Cupcakes

Moana Cupcakes

The epic journey continues with these bright and colorful Moana Cupcakes! They're perfect for a Moana birthday party or to enjoy while watching the movie at home.
Servings 24 cupcakes


  • 1 chocolate cake mix
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 1/3 c. vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cans vanilla frosting
  • 24 turquoise cupcake liners
  • 2 sheets Moana cupcake toppers printed and punched out
  • 2 packages palm tree picks
  • 1-3 packages flower icing decorations


  • Combine cake mix, buttermilk, oil, and eggs in the bowl of a stand mixer; mix for two minutes on medium speed. Use a rubber scraper to scrape the bowl for dry mix.
  • Place cupcake liners into muffin tins; use an ice cream scoop to fill each cup 2/3 full with chocolate cake batter. Bake 350° F for 13-15 minute, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Carefully remove baked cupcakes from tins and place on a cooling rack to cool. Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  • Place frosting in a frosting bag fixed with a 1M star tip. Frost each cupcake in a swirl motion starting from the outer edge. Top each cupcake with a topper, desired amount of flower icing decorations, and a palm tree pick. Serve and enjoy!