Baby's Booties

Baby's Booties

Easy-mix cupcakes are hiding behind cute-as-a-baby booties! Containers of frosting smooth out the finishing touches for a sweet baby dessert.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix (any flavor)
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
containers Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy or Whipped vanilla frosting
Miniature marshmallows
Large gumdrops
  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. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  2. Remove paper baking cups. Place 2 cupcakes upside down on separate plates. Cut small piece off side of a third cupcake to make a flat surface. Cut third cupcake horizontally in half. Place one half with cut side against cupcake on plate as shown in diagram. Place other half against second cupcake. Repeat with remaining cupcakes.
  3. Frost cupcake booties, attaching toe piece to cupcake with frosting. Decorate booties with marshmallows and bow shapes cut from gumdrops rolled with a rolling pin. Store loosely covered.
Makes 16 booties (made from 24 cupcakes)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Create bootie colors of your choice by stirring drops of food color into frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bootie (Cake and Frosting Only))
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 3 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 62g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 45g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 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;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.