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Chirping Chick Cupcakes

Please the kids with sweet and delicious cupcakes. Cake mix, ready-to-spread frosting and candies make them super simple.

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow or white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs or egg whites called for on cake mix box
2
containers Betty Crocker® Whipped fluffy white frosting
Yellow food color
24
orange jelly beans
48
small orange candies

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 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 Frost cupcakes with 1 container of frosting.
  • 3 Stir a few drops yellow food color into other container of frosting. Spoon 1 heaping teaspoonful yellow frosting on center of each cupcake. To make beak, cut orange jelly bean lengthwise to within 1/8 inch of end; spread apart slightly. Press into yellow frosting as shown. Add orange candies for eyes. Store loosely covered.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

If you have only one pan and a recipe calls for more cupcakes than your pan will make, cover and refrigerate the rest of the batter while baking the first batch. Cool the pan about 15 minutes, then bake the rest of the batter, adding 1 to 2 minutes to the bake time.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake (Cake and Frosting Only)
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
28g
28%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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