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Easy Dr. Seuss Treats: Put Me In The Zoo Cupcakes

EASY Dr. Seuss Week Treat Idea: Put Me In the Zoo Cupcakes

With National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) coming up soon, I know that many of you might be looking for fun Dr. Seuss themed ideas! I’ve shared quite a few of our favorite Dr. Seuss Treat ideas over the years, but this year I thought I’d share one of the easiest of all, just in case you are a little short on time.

In this Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss, young readers will laugh and giggle at the antics of Spot who wants to be in the zoo with the other animals. Written by Robert Lopshire, many associate this book with Dr. Seuss as this book is part of the Beginner Books series that encourages young readers to love books!


Vanilla cupcake mix (calls for oil, eggs and water)
2 cans yellow frosting

Put Me in the Zoo Snack

You will also need:

Large mixing bowl
Hand/stand mixer
Cupcake pans
cupcake liners
Decorating bag
Large star decorating tip

Put Me In the Zoo Cupcakes


1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
2. Prepare your cake mix by mixing together the cake mix, oil and eggs as directed on the box.
3. Scoop out the batter into your cupcake liners, filling each cup 1/2 way full.
4. Bake for 15 minutes and let cool.
5. Scoop the yellow frosting into a decorating bag with a star tip at the bottom.
6. Frost each cupcake from the center working your way out.
7. Top with skittles for spots.

Looking for MORE fun Dr. Seuss Day inspiration? Here are a few others that we love:

These darling Cat in the Hat Cupcakes will be a hit at your Dr. Seuss celebration and they are perfect for National Read Across America Day!

Get the how-to for these fun Cat in the Hat Cupcakes

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and National Read Across America day with these fun Put Me in the Zoo Rice Krispies Treats!

Find out how to make these fun Put Me in the Zoo Rice Krispies Treats 

Here is a fun Cat in the Hat treat recipe to make during your reading week celebrations and for Dr. Seuss Day!

And last but not least, check out these fun Cat in the Hat Treats

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