Top 8 Most Awesome and Easy DIY Sesame Street Cupcakes Ideas

Looking for a fun toddler party theme? Sesame Street is a perfect idea. The characters are all made out of simple shapes that make it easy to reproduce them as decorations and most importantly… as cupcakes! Here are 10 amazingly cute Sesame Street cupcake ideas that you don’t need to be a cake professional to make yourself.

simple sprinkle sesame street cupcakes

I love the simplicity of these cupcakes which involve colored sprinkles and then mold some simple shapes out of fondant. Learn more at the I Bake Cupcakes blog.

sesame street cupcakes

Dust off that star-shaped frosting tip and get squeezing! Then just cut basic shapes out of colored fondant for the face features. Learn more about how to make these at Charmaine’s Pastry Blog.

sesame street cupcakes

Add the spaghettie-shaped frosting tip to your arsenal and you can achieve the perfect monster fur look. Check out the tutorial here.

sesame street cupcakes colored sugar

Not feeling up to frosting tips and fondant? This clever sping just involves smooth colored frosting (or maybe colored sugar covered white frosting) and some pre-made cookie and candy pieces. This idea is from the Facebook page of Cake Pops Cake.

Sesame street cupcakes

Here’s another idea involving the spaghetti frosting tip and some fondant. I love how they look like pom poms. Read more about them at Kel’s Cupcakes flickr page.

flat fondant sesame street cupcakes

Here’s a fun idea involving all fondant, most of which is flat shapes. See more pics at Sugar Siren.

simple flat fondant sesame street cupcakes

And here’s an even simpler flat fondant idea via Kraze Kitch Bakeshop.

paper sesame street cupcake toppers diy

And lastly, if you just want to avoid finagling with frosting altogether, check out this super sweet idea of paper cupcake toppers out of paper and attaching them to toothpicks. Via KayGee Designs.

Funky Lunch Book – Caterpillars and more

caterpillar bento lunch

funky lunch book

Check out this adorable caterpillar lunch idea. It’s just one of many from this super-creative book by Mark Northeast called Funky Lunch: Happy Food for Happy Children.

Plus, he has a new book out now called Funky Party: Party Food for Happy Children. And it, as you may have guessed, adorable party food ideas for kids. Including another awesome caterpillar that caught my eye. I think I might just need to have a “Very Hungry Caterpillar” party some day!

funky party mark northeast

Real live miniature vegetable garden… with miniature vegetables!

microgreens kit

Did I mention that it’s real and you grow real miniature vegetables? OK. Just wanted to make sure.

Did you also know that eating these miniature veggies is pretty common and that they are called microgreens? You learn something new every day. 

You can buy this at a variety of places including or Amazon.