Polar Bear Cupcakes

Polar Bear Cupcakes

This easy Polar Bear Cupcakes recipe is the perfect Christmas or festive cake bake. Really fun to make with kids, using white chocolate.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 245 kcal


  • Pack of 12 Ready made cupcakes or fairy cakes or homemade of course
  • 400 g Tub of ready made buttercream icing or homemade of course
  • 200 g White chocolate
  • 36 White chocolate buttons
  • Chocolate icing pen from the cake decorating aisle


  1. Grate your white chocolate. (I'm super lazy so I just blitz it in the food processor.)
  2. Take a cupcake and coat the top completely in the icing using a palette knife.
  3. Roll the cupcake around, icing side down, into the grated chocolate.
  4. Decorate with chocolate buttons and the icing writing pen to give your polar bear a face.
Nutrition Facts
Polar Bear Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 245 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 79mg 3%
Potassium 67mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Sugars 32g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.1%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 4%
Iron 0.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.