We Bare Bears Cupcakes

A great and fun demo/recipe from Nerdy Nummies! Checkout her website for more fun recipes (weblink at the below instructions)


  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ tablespoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • White sanding sugar
  • Light brown sanding sugar
  • Black jelly beans
  • White, brown and black candy melts


  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer
  • Rubber spatula
  • Brown cupcake liners
  • Cupcake tray
  • Ice cream scoop
  • Small offset spatula
  • White buttercream frosting in a decorating bag fitted #809 tip
  • Black royal icing in a decorating bag fitted with #2 tip


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. In a large bowl beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, mixing between each addition.
  5. Beat in honey and vanilla extract until well combined.
  6. On low speed, alternate adding the flour mixture and the milk to the butter mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
  7. Scoop batter into lined cupcake trays and bake for 18 minutes.

Time to decorate!

  1. Use a #809 tip to pipe a dome of white buttercream frosting on top of each cupcake.
  2. Dip 8 of the cupcakes into white sanding sugar and the other 4 into brown sanding sugar (PICTURE at 2:56).
  3. Place black jelly beans in the center of each cupcake – these will be the noses.
  4. Place black, white or brown candy melts on each cupcake according to which bear it represents (PICTURE at 3:21).
  5. Use black royal icing with a #2 tip to pipe details on the faces (PICTURE at 3:34).
  6. TaDa! These honey flavored cupcakes are BEARy good!

We Bare Bears

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