Green Slime Cupcakes

Green Slime Cupcakes

Turn plain Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix into a Halloween dessert – cupcakes topped with a bright green, lime flavored ‘slime’ are sure to gross out your guests!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
2
teaspoons vanilla
3/4
cup butter, softened
4
oz (half of 8-oz package) cream cheese, softened
1
box (16 oz) powdered sugar
3
tablespoons lime juice
4
to 5 drops neon green paste food color
  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.
  2. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and egg whites and adding lime peel and 1 teaspoon of the vanilla. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  3. In large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth. Add lime juice, remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla and the food color; beat until frosting is smooth and spreadable. Frost cupcakes.
Makes 24 servings (1 cupcake)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Decorating Tip
Decorate these cupcakes with an assortment of Halloween sprinkles, candy bones and candy eyes for a festive touch.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 170
    • Total Fat 11g
      • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
    • Sodium 220mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 37g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Protein 0g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.