Cupcake Strawberries

Enjoy these delicious strawberry-shaped cupcakes made in a decorative way using cake mix, frosting and fruit snacks--perfect for an anytime dessert.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
box white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1/4
teaspoon red gel or paste food color
1
container creamy white frosting
1
box (4.5 oz) green chewy fruit snack rolls
1/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. To make strawberry-shaped cupcakes, pinch in one side of each paper baking cup. Insert 1/2-inch ball of foil between liner and muffin cup to hold in place. (See photo.)
  • 2 Make, bake and cool cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes.
  • 3 Stir food color into frosting until well blended. Frost cooled cupcakes with frosting to look like strawberries. Cut chewy fruit snack into leaf shapes; press into tops of cupcakes. Arrange chocolate chips on frosting to look like seeds. Store loosely covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
    Calories
    215
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    27g
    27%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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