Birthday Cupcakes

Birthday Cupcakes

Ring-shaped hard candies or jelly beans do double-duty by making yummy cupcake toppers and candleholders for these ever-so-easy birthday treats.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

cupcakes

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)
24
ring-shaped hard candies or jelly bean candies, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make and cool cake as directed on box for 24 cupcakes.
  2. Frost with frosting. Decorate with candies. Store loosely covered at room temperature.
Makes 24 cupcakes
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
End your zoo-themed party with these fun-to-eat cupcakes. Just top frosted cupcakes with animal crackers and candy sprinkles.
Variation
Chocoholics will want to use chocolate cake mix and chocolate frosting. Sprinkling with miniature chocolate chips and drizzling with melted white chocolate turns these simple cupcakes into bakery delights!
Plan a Party
Get a party menu, prep guide, tips, party games, activities and more for a Zoo-rrific Kid's Birthday Party!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 210
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 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;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.