Monday, January 24, 2011

Valentine Cupcake Tic Tac Toe

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How about playing a game of Valentine Cupcake Tic Tac Toe with your favorite sweetie?  The best part about it is that these are edible X's and O's -- Kisses and Hugs!  How about the winner gets to eat all their cupcakes -- well, maybe just the three in a row?  Looks like the lucky X's (Kisses) win this game!


Of course if you are not in the mood for Tic Tac Toe, how about
spelling out words such as LOVE, BE MINE, HUGS?


However you choose to create, these cupcakes are fun and easy to make!


All you need are your favorite cupcakes, buttercream frosting, and cinnamon candies.

Here's a recipe for Buttercream frosting, if you need one

Blend together 3/4 cup room temperature butter, 4 cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract, and 3-4 tablespoons water. You may need to add extra water, depending on how thick you want it.



I think you will find that this game of Tic Tac Toe really ramps up the old traditional game.



Usher in the Valentine's Season by making some cupcakes today!


I found this concept in a Martha Stewart's Children's Magazine from about 10 years ago.

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23 comments:

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

Oh Joni, You are the BEST!!! LOVE the tic-tac-toe the best!!! I get "Weak in the Knees for cupcakes"!!! I'll definitely put you and Jackie to work in the kitchen when we're ALL SNOWED IN!!!hehe
Have a Wonderful Week,
Hugs to you,
Donna

Gail @ Faithfulness Farm said...

Joni...how nummy! As a lover of all-things RED AND cupcakes, I have to tell you that these look WONDERFUL. I NEED to get some redhots :)

Blessings!
Gail

the country cook said...

Love the Valentine's spirit already! I'm still working on putting away my Christmas decorations. :-) - www.delightfulcountrycookin.com

Christy said...

so cute! i just happen to have a bag of red hots in my pantry.

Abby said...

These are so cute! Love the idea!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Really cute Joni! Lovin' the polka dot cupcake papers too:@)

Holly said...

I love these!! I think I'll make them for our Valentines party:)

Nancy said...

So cute! I never tire of seeing your creative and yummy sounding foods!

Nancy

Kelly Massman said...

What a cute idea!!!!!! TFS!

Katie @ This Chick Cooks said...

These are adorable! Thanks for sharing your cute idea. I love it when something simple turns out to be so adorable :)

La said...

You are so clever. I love red hots!

Jacqueline said...

What a fun idea! I love this and the winner gets to eat all??!!! I had the hardest time finding red hots except in the cake decorating section so when I saw them at Christmas I grabbed an extra. I know some kiddies who would love playing this game. Too cute.

Beth said...

Joni, These are really cute! Easy too. Hope your week is going well.
Blessings, Beth

Sue said...

These are so cute, and easy too! The "LOVE" cupcakes are my favorites:) Thanks for more inspiration, Joni!

HoosierHomemade said...

What a cute idea! Love them! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Tuesday!
~Liz

Chiara said...

What a "sweet" idea! I love creative sweets--thank you for sharing!

Christy said...

so nice to see you at tuesday night supper club! thanks for joining up:)

Ali Rockwell said...

adorable!

Julie said...

I'd love for you to come link up at Inspire Me Mondays
http://singingthreelittlebirds.blogspot.com

Just Crafty Today said...

So cute.. I decided I am going to make cupcakes today! I am a new follower!

Phyllis said...

I am your newest follower......love your blog and will definitely try your yummy cupcakes. Please, visit my blog as I am new to blogging.

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

You are so clever! These are just too cute. Thanks for linking them to the party. laurie

Gypsy Brocante said...

Fun! ... and something the kids can do as well .... I would have to buy two bags of red hots ... one for me and to use for the cupcakes!

Happy VD!
xo
Jill

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