Almost too cute to eat, these treats start with cupcakes from packaged cake mix, then a scoop of ice cream and simple decorations.
box (1 lb 2.25-oz) yellow cake mix with pudding in the mix
cup vegetable oil
scoops vanilla ice cream (about 1/4 cup each)
miniature creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies
small pretzel sticks
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Prepare cupcakes as directed on box using water, oil and eggs. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake 21 to 26 minutes or until cupcakes spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from pans. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Reserve 8 cupcakes. (Wrap and freeze remaining cupcakes for later use.)
On cookie sheet, decorate each ice cream scoop to resemble a mouse, using 2 cookies for ears, and small candies and pretzels for facial features and whiskers. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and freeze. When ready to serve, place cupcakes on 8 dessert plates. Top each cupcake with decorated ice cream.
Use any flavor cake that you like -- just follow guidelines on the box for the amount of water, oil and eggs to use, and the baking time.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- 1 1/2g
- 1 1/2%
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 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; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.