Temptingly Tart Frosted Cupcakes

Looking for a delicious dessert? Then check out this yummy cupcake topped with popping candies – perfect for any celebration.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
(1-lb. 2.25-oz.) pkg. party rainbow chip cake mix
1 1/4
cups water
1/3
cup oil
3
eggs
1
(16-oz.) can vanilla frosting
1
(0.15-oz.) envelope any flavor unsweetened soft drink mix
3
(0.33-oz.) pkgs. any flavor popping candy

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Steps

  • 1 Prepare cake mix as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool 20 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine frosting and drink mix; stir until completely blended and no streaks remain. Frost cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle with popping candy.
  • 1 Prepare cake mix as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 15 minutes. Remove from pan. Cool 20 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine frosting and drink mix; stir until completely blended and no streaks remain. Frost cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle with popping candy.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

We've photographed these party-perfect cupcakes with an array of possible frosting colors. Choose your favorite color and flavor of drink mix for the frosting.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
24g
24%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.