It’s my favorite time of the year! The weather is getting chilly, the lights are twinkly and the holiday goodies are the best part of all. With the holiday season comes fun holiday episodes from our favorite shows! In celebration of the release of Nick Jr Holiday Bonanza, I am excited to share this delicious recipe inspired by the merriest time of the year! Get the recipe and episode highlights below.
Make your holiday full of warmth and cheer! Check out this delicious recipe for some Hot Chocolate Cupcakes inspired by Nick Jr Holiday Bonanza, available now on DVD! Click the link to join the fun: https://bit.ly/HolidayBonanzaCupcakes This is an easy recipe, kids will love to help whip these cupcakes up in the kitchen this holiday season.
Holiday Hot Chocolate Cupcakes
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1 cup hot water
- 1 container of buttercream frosting
- Mini candy canes
- Mini marshmallows
- Holiday sprinkles
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two muffin tins with cupcake liners and set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix well.
- Add in the vanilla, eggs, buttermilk, and oil. Mix until smooth. Pour in hot water and mix well. The batter will be very thin.
- Pour batter into cupcake liners, about ⅔ full. Bake for 16-18 minutes.
- Top the cooled cupcakes with buttercream frosting, then sprinkle each one with mini marshmallows, crystal sprinkles, and your favorite holiday sprinkles.
- Add a mini candy cane handle by inserting the hook end of the candy cane into the top of each cupcake.
- Print and cut out your Nick Jr cupcake toppers. Tape a toothpick to the back of each topper and place on your cupcake. Enjoy!
Nick Jr.: Holiday Bonanza episodes:
- Blue’s Clues & You! – A Blue’s Clues Festival of Lights!
- Blaze – A Blazing Amazing Christmas
- Bubble Guppies – Christmas is Coming!
- PAW Patrol – Snowbound Cow
- PAW Patrol – Pups Save the Marooned Mayors
- Baby Shark’s Big Show! – Snowball Bonanza
Nick Jr.: Holiday Bonanza synopsis:
The holidays are here! Blue is going to Periwinkle’s house to celebrate Hanukkah, the festival of lights! Next, Blaze and his friends need to help Santa get his sleigh ready for all his deliveries. The Bubble Guppies are on a quest to attend King Grouper’s Christmas party and deliver a special tree, the PAW Patrol get stuck in a snowstorm and Baby Shark and his friends try to win the annual Snowball Bonanza. Seasons Greetings!