Surprise Graduation Cupcakes

Surprise Graduation Cupcakes

Get your chocolate fix with four kinds of chocolate tucked into fun cupcakes.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

2:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

cupcakes

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® devil's food cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs as called for on cake mix box
24
milk chocolate candy drops or pieces, unwrapped
3
cups powdered sugar
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
oz. white baking bars, melted (from 6-oz package)
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
to 4 tablespoons milk
1/2
cup dark chocolate chips, melted
  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. Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full). Press 1 milk chocolate drop in center of each muffin cup.
  2. Bake and cool as directed on box for 24 cupcakes.
  3. In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, melted baking bar and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Gradually beat in milk until smooth and creamy. Frost cupcakes; pipe year with melted dark chocolate onto each cupcake. Store loosely covered.
Makes 24 cupcakes
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you have only one 12-cup muffin pan, cover and refrigerate the rest of the batter while baking the first batch. Then bake the rest of the batter in the cooled muffin pan, adding 1 or 2 minutes to the bake time.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 180mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 28g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.