Ingredients and Materials:
1 box of red velvet cake mix
3 large eggs
1 ¼ cup of water
1/3 cup of vegetable oil
1 can of butter cream frosting
Blue Raspberry cotton candy
Red muffin tin liners
Thing 1 and Thing 2 labels
Estimated Time: about 2 hours, adding cooling time
Cost: about 20 dollars for 24 cupcakes compared to 36 dollars for 24 cupcakes at GiGi’s
Title: Dr. Seuss Cupcakes
Specific Purpose: To demonstrate how to make Dr. Seuss Thing 1 and Thing 2 cupcakes
Attention Device: Dr. Seuss books are a favorite memory from my childhood. My dad would often read one of his many books to me every night before I went to sleep. Dr. Seuss created numerous whimsical characters in each of his stories, but the two characters that always stood out to me were Thing 1 and Thing 2. I always thought they were funny and cute, and I loved their blue, frizzy hair.
Tie to the Audience: How many of you also loved Thing 1 and Thing 2?
Thesis Statement: Today I will teach you how to make Dr. Seuss Thing 1 and Thing 2 cupcakes.
Preview Statement: In order to make these cupcakes you will need to gather your ingredients, mix the ingredients, add the cupcakes to the tin, bake the cupcakes, and then decorate them.
Transition to the BODY of the speech: Like any other project, let’s start by gathering the materials.
I. Gather the Materials
A. Red velvet cake mix
B. 3 large eggs
C. 1 ¼ cups of water
D. 1/3 cup of vegetable oil
E. Butter cream icing
F. Blue Raspberry cotton candy
G. Muffin tin liners
H. Thing 1 and Thing 2 labels
Transition: After gathering the materials, it is time to mix them together.
II. Mix Ingredients
A. preheat oven to 350°F
B. Blend cake mix, water, oil, and eggs in a large bowl at low speed until moistened
C. Beat at a medium speed for 2 minutes
Transition: After mixing the ingredients, it is time to add them to the cupcake tin.
III. Add cupcakes...