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Dr. Seuss Cupcakes Put Me in the Zoo

Every March, Read Across America inspires us to read more and enjoy Dr. Seuss snacks and activities. It’s always so much fun to pair a great book with a fun food idea and fun activities. 
Course Dessert


  • 1 box Cake mix with ingredients (eggs, oil, water)
  • 2 cans Yellow frosting
  • Skittles
  • Decorating bag or ziplock bag
  • optional: Large star decorating tip


  • Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cupcake pans with cupcake liners. 
  • Prepare your box cake mix by mixing together the cake mix, oil, and eggs as directed on the box.
  • When your cupcakes are cool scoop the yellow frosting into a decorating bag with a star tip at the bottom. And frost each cupcake from the center working your way out.
  • Top your Dr. Seuss cupcakes with skittles for spots to look like the Put Me in the Zoo.
  • Serve and Enjoy! 
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