Crème Brûlée Cupcakes

Crème Brûlée Cupcakes

Add the flavors of crème brûlée to your dessert table with these delicious cupcakes that are made using Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® vanilla cake mix and frosting.

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box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® golden vanilla cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
teaspoon vanilla bean paste or vanilla
cup sugar
tablespoons water
snack-size containers (4 oz each) vanilla pudding
1 1/2
containers (1 lb each) Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting, chilled
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs and adding vanilla bean paste. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  2. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray; line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. Spray parchment paper with cooking spray. In 2-quart saucepan, cook sugar and water over medium heat, without stirring, to 325°F on candy thermometer or until small amount of mixture dropped into cup of very cold water separates into hard, brittle threads, swirling pan occasionally. (Watch carefully so mixture does not burn.) Immediately remove from heat. Pour mixture onto lined cookie sheet, spreading in thin layer. Cool completely. Break into shards.
  3. Scoop out small cavity in center of each cupcake. Spoon pudding into large resealable food-storage plastic bag. Cut off 1 corner of bag; squeeze bag to pipe pudding into center of each cupcake, filling full.
  4. Spoon frosting into decorating bag fitted with #1G star tip. Pipe frosting onto cupcakes. Garnish with sugar shards.
Makes 24 servings (1 cupcake)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 293
    • Total Fat 11g
      • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
    • Sodium 199mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 46g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 3;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.