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Graduation Cupcakes

Celebrate graduations with easy cupcakes! They're easy to personalize with favorite flavors and school colors.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2
rolls Fruit by the Foot™ chewy fruit snack (from 4.5-oz box), any flavor
1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix, any flavor
Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
2
containers Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
Betty Crocker™ assorted gel food colors, if desired
Betty Crocker™ decorating gels (from 0.68-oz tube) in any color
Betty Crocker™ decorating sprinkles and sugars, if desired
Additional rolls Fruit by the Foot™ chewy fruit snack, if desired
Miniature peanut butter cup candies, if desired
Chocolate-covered graham crackers, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 Cut fruit snack rolls into 12-inch pieces. Cut each piece lengthwise into 4 strips, using knife and straightedge. Roll each strip in a spiral around handle of wooden spoon. Store at room temperature at least 8 hours to set curl.
  • 2 Bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Tint half of frosting with food color. Frost cupcakes with frosting. Write "Congratulations" or "Congrats" and the graduate's name on cupcakes with decorating gel. Decorate other cupcakes with candy sprinkles and colored sugar. Unwrap fruit snack streamers from spoon handles. Reshape into desired curl; place on cupcakes. Cut additional fruit snack into small pieces and flower petal shapes; arrange on some of the cupcakes.
  • 4 Top some of the cupcakes with candy graduation caps. To make, place small amount of frosting on bottom of peanut butter cup. Press graham cracker onto peanut butter cup. To make tassel, tightly roll up small square of chewy fruit snack; cut fringe in one end and press other end to center of graham cracker.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake (Cake and Frosting)
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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