Banana-Cream-Pie Cupcakes

Betty Crocker's Fun da-Middles Yellow cupcake mix is the fundamental ingredient in these moist cupcakes with a cookie surprise!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Cupcakes

Betty Crocker™ FUN da-Middles™ yellow cupcake mix with creamy vanilla filling
3/4
cup water
1/3
cup vegetable oil
2
eggs
1/2
box (3.4-oz size) banana cream instant pudding and pie filling mix
12
vanilla wafer cookies

Frosting

1
cup butter, softened
4
cups powdered sugar
1/2
box (3.4-oz size) banana cream instant pudding and pie filling mix
3
tablespoons whipping cream
1
tablespoon vanilla
2
teaspoons banana extract

Garnish

1/4
cup graham cracker crumbs
12
vanilla wafer cookies

  • 1 Make cupcake batter as directed on cupcake mix box, using water, oil, eggs and adding 1/2 box of pudding mix. (Other half of box will be used in frosting.)
  • 2 Before filling paper baking cups as directed on box, place 1 vanilla wafer cookie in bottom of each paper cup. Fill cups as directed on box. Bake and cool cupcakes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat frosting ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 4 Frost cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle tops with graham cracker crumbs; top each with 1 cookie.

Expert Tips

Leftover cupcakes should be stored in the refrigerator.

One very ripe fresh mashed banana can also be added to the cake mix.