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Temptingly Tart Frosted Cupcakes

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Looking for a delicious dessert? Then check out this yummy cupcake topped with popping candies – perfect for any celebration.

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

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

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.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
24g
24%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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