Crazy Critter Cupcakes

Crazy Critter Cupcakes

Get creative with Betty Crocker® frosting and decorating gel! Surprise your guests with these delicious chocolate cupcakes - perfect dessert that's made using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

cupcakes

1 2/3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup baking cocoa
1/2
cup shortening
1
cup water
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
eggs
1
tub (1 lb) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate ready-to-spread frosting
Assorted candies and cookies, if desired
1
tube (0.68 oz) Betty Crocker® black decorating gel, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 400ºF. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. Beat all ingredients except frosting, candies, cookies and decorating gel in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl constantly. Beat on high speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Fill cups 1/2 full.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. Spread with frosting. Decorate with candies to look like butterflies and ladybugs .
Makes 24 cupcakes

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 215
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 120mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.