Engagement Ring Mini Cupcakes

With a nod to the sapphire engagement ring, colorful rock candy embellishes these bite sized treats.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 58

Ingredients

1
box white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
2
cups powdered sugar
3
to 4 tablespoons milk
Assorted colored rock candy
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 58 mini muffin cups.
  • 2 Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, each about two-thirds full. If necessary, refrigerate any remaining batter until ready to use.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir powdered sugar and 3 tablespoons milk until smooth. Add additional milk 1 teaspoon at a time, until desired spreading consistency. Frost cupcakes. Top with rock candy pieces. Store loosely covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 mini cupcake
    Calories
    70
    (
    Calories from Fat
    15),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    60mg
    60%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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