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Easy Ruler Back To School Cupcakes Recipe

Ruler Themed Cupcakes

Ruler Themed Cupcakes for Back to School

Give the teacher in your life a little smile and fun treat with these adorable and delicious Ruler Back to School Cupcakes!

It isn’t very often in life when you can give a gift to someone, and know without a doubt that they are going to love it. Trust in the fact that teachers will love these adorable ruler cupcakes. And what’s not to love? They’re unique, they’re fun and it’s just another way to let the teacher in your life know that you appreciate them and everything that they do.

Besides giving this to teachers for a fun treat, they are also a great surprise to take to your child’s classroom or even a class party. Can you imagine that joy when you show up with ruler cupcakes for everyone to enjoy? When they say that sharing is caring, this cupcake recipe does that and so much more!

While the recipe calls for vanilla, you can switch it up and make chocolate cupcakes if you want. It’s your recipe, so ultimately you can do whatever you would like with it! But no matter what you do, just have fun knowing that whoever eats these cupcakes, is going to think that you totally “rule”.

Ruler Cupcakes Recipe for Back to School

Ingredients to Make Cupcakes 

1 box of white or yellow cake mix, any brand + box ingredients
White frosting
24 Vanilla sugar wafers
Chocolate Frosting
Wilton size 2 round frosting tip
Disposable piping bag
White cupcake liners

 

Easy Cupcake Recipe 

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line (2) 12 count muffin tins with cupcake liners.  Next, prepare the cupcake batter according to the directions and fill the muffin wells 1/2 way with cupcake batter.  Bake the cupcakes for 18-20 minutes.

At around 18 minutes, insert a toothpick into the cupcakes. If the toothpick comes out clean, the cupcakes are done.  
Once they are done, remove the cupcakes from the oven and let cool.

After they are cool, generously frost each cupcake with white frosting and set aside.

Cupcakes for back to school

Next to make the ruler cookie topper, attach the small round frosting tip and fill the disposable piping bag with chocolate frosting.  Gently squeeze the frosting from the piping bag making ruler marks on each vanilla wafer.

Ruler Cookie Cupcake Topper

Place the wafer on top of the cupcake and repeat with all cupcakes.

Makes approximately 24 cupcakes

Back to School Ruler Cupcakes

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Ruler Cupcakes Recipe for Back to School

Ruler Back To School Cupcakes

Yield: 24
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Give the teacher in your life a little smile and fun treat with these adorable and delicious Ruler Back to School Cupcakes!

Ingredients

  • 1 box of white or yellow cake mix, any brand + box ingredients
  • White frosting
  • 24 Vanilla sugar wafers
  • Chocolate Frosting
  • Wilton size 2 round frosting tip
  • Disposable piping bag
  • White cupcake liners

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line (2) 12 count muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  2. Prepare the cupcake batter according to the package directions.
  3. Fill the muffin wells 1/2 way with cupcake batter and bake 18-20 minutes.
  4. Around 18 minutes, insert a toothpick into the cupcakes. If the toothpick comes out clean, the cupcakes are done.
  5. Remove from the oven and let cool.
  6. Once cool, generously frost each cupcake with white frosting and set aside.
  7. Attach the small round frosting tip and fill the disposable piping bag with chocolate frosting.
  8. Gently squeeze the frosting from the piping bag making ruler marks on each vanilla wafer.
  9. Place the wafer on top of the cupcake and repeat with all cupcakes.

 

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11 Comments

  1. Genius way to use a wafer cookie. These will be perfect to send in for the math teacher’s birthday treat.

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