Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Bird's Nest Cupcakes

Betty Crocker® FUN da-Middles™ chocolate cupcake mix and frosting come together in these decorative cupcakes – a wonderful dessert treat for your family.

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box Betty Crocker® FUN da-Middles™ chocolate cupcake mix with vanilla cream filling
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cupcake mix box
cups shredded coconut
drops green food color
cup dulce de leche (caramelized sweetened condensed milk)
container (1 lb) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy cream cheese frosting
cup speckled pastel-colored malted milk balls
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. Make cupcake mix as directed on box, using water, oil and eggs. Fill muffin cups one-third full with batter, using about 2 tablespoons in each. Squeeze filling pouch 20 times; cut off corner of pouch at cut line. Divide filling equally among cupcakes, making sure filling does not touch sides of muffin cups. Evenly distribute remaining batter among cupcakes, making sure filling is completely covered.
  3. Bake 24 to 29 minutes or until surface of cupcakes appears dry. Cool 20 minutes; remove cupcakes from pan to cooling rack.Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. Place coconut in resealable food-storage plastic bag; add food color. Seal bag and shake to mix; set aside. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave dulce de leche on High 10 seconds; stir. Stir in frosting with spatula until swirled. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle with green coconut. Top with malted milk balls.
Makes 12 servings (1 cupcake)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 536
    • Total Fat 27g
      • (Saturated Fat 12g,),
    • Sodium 388mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 71g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 4g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 1 Starch;
      • 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 5 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 4 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.