Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Green Eggs and Ham Cupcakes

We have a lot of love for Mr. Theodor Geisel in this family.
He is better known as the incomparable author, Dr. Seuss.

Our Dr. Seuss books are all well-loved and very well-worn.
I'm pretty sure that we own every children's story he ever wrote,
including "The Bippolo Seed". Have you heard of that one?

We even dressed as Dr. Seuss characters for Halloween 2010!

 I would say that "Green Eggs and Ham" is probably our favorite Seuss book.
My son has the whole book memorized and will quote from it at random times.
When we go out at night, he starts reciting, "Would you, could you, in the dark?"
and continues with the rest of the book!

We celebrate lots of extra birthdays around here, including Cookie Monster and Beethoven.
So, I made these cupcakes to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday on March 2.

Do you like green eggs and ham?
Would you, could you, like to make them?

You can print out my template for green eggs and ham cupcake toppers here.

For my tutorial on making candy melt decorations with a template, go here.
To make the thick, dark outline, I used Wilton tip #5 and
brown candy melts mixed with some black coloring gel.

I hope you enjoy these fun cupcakes!

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

I link up at these parties.


  1. Seriously?! A-mazing once again! I love the Halloween picture too.

  2. Outstanding! I do miss the grands being little...


  3. So cute and so much fun!! Thanks for sharing your template!

    Maysem @

  4. Love them! Just shared with my FB page in case people want to make them for tomorrow! Thanks for linking up!

  5. Those are amazing toppers! I hope you don't mind that I pinned this to my Dr. Seuss party ideas. :) Your newest follower via the link party at Thrifty Hand Made Days. ~ megan

  6. So cute! And something most people can create!

  7. Very creative! We love Dr. Seuss too. These are beautiful!

  8. These are adorable!! Stopping by and following via the Linky Followers Blog Hop at It's So Very Cheri! Would be great to have you stop by, hang out, and follow back! Have a wonderful weekend :)


  9. Those are so cute! You are very talented!

  10. Oh, they look fabulous! We love Dr. Seuss too and my husband and I were the Things and our son was the Cat, it was so much fun going out as a group last Halloween!!

  11. Oh what a fun post. Love the Seuss costumes and cupcakes.

  12. OMG you are BEYOND cute. These cupcakes are so adorable and perfectly imaged to the Seuss himself!

  13. Wow, this is so creative. Thanks! We are so glad that you linked up to "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Hope you'll be back next week! -The Sisters

  14. That is entirely too adorable :) My kids would love them!

  15. Those are the cutest cupcakes. We did Cat in the Hat for Halloween. It was so much fun!

  16. How far in advance do you think you could make the toppers? and if you CAN do them in advance what do you think would be the best way to store them? THANKS! Going to do this for my son's first birthday!

  17. It says the link is not available anymore! Is there anyway you could email it to me?


  18. It says the link is not available anymore! Is there anyway you could email it to me?



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