Snow Globe Cupcakes

Homemade Christmas dessert! Enjoy this wonderful cupcake.

  • prep time 1 hr 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
pkg. cake mix (any flavor)
Water
Oil
Eggs
1
(16-oz.) can vanilla frosting
Blue paste food color
Edible glitter or coarse sugar
8
large marshmallows
24
miniature marshmallows
Red and green chewy fruit snacks
1
small orange gumdrop
72
small candies
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper or foil baking cups. Prepare and bake cake mix as directed on package for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 2 In very small bowl, reserve 2 tablespoons frosting. In small bowl, combine remaining frosting and very small amount of food color; blend well. Frost cupcakes; sprinkle with edible glitter.
  • 3 With kitchen scissors, cut each large marshmallow crosswise into 3 slices. Slightly flatten 24 miniature marshmallows. Place 1 large marshmallow slice and 1 small marshmallow on each cupcake to form snowman.
  • 4 Cut 3/4-inch square of fruit snack for each hat; roll one side for small brim and pinch opposite side to form stocking hat. Cut 3/8-inch by 3 3/4-inch rectangle fruit snack for each scarf; snip ends for fringe. Add hat and scarf to each snowman. For eyes, dip toothpick in blue food color; add 2 dots on each snowman's face. Cut small slivers from orange gumdrop; attach with white frosting to each snowman for nose. With white frosting, attach small candy "buttons" and pom-poms for hats.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cupcake (Ye11ow Cake)
    Calories
    230
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    200mg
    200%;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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