ENDECA_EXCLUDE_START
ENDECA_EXCLUDE_END

"You're a Star!" Cupcakes

Discover the star baker in yourself with easy-mix cupcakes and simply made decorations.

CLOSE
 (16) 0 Reviews
+

Share

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® white cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
1/2
teaspoon almond extract

Frosting and Decorations

1
container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
Betty Crocker® blue gel food color
1/4
cup Betty Crocker® blue candy sprinkles
2
oz vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), chopped

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make, bake and cool cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes, adding almond extract with the water.
  • 2 Meanwhile, on sheet of paper, draw five-pointed star (about 2 inches wide) to use as pattern.
  • 3 In small bowl, place half of frosting. Dip toothpick into paste food color; stir food color into frosting in bowl until color is evenly distributed and desired shade. Frost 12 cupcakes with blue frosting. Frost remaining 12 cupcakes with white frosting; sprinkle blue candy sprinkles over white cupcakes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, place candy coating. Microwave uncovered on High 30 seconds; stir until melted and smooth. If necessary, microwave 10 seconds longer. Place in heavy-duty food storage plastic bag; seal bag and cut tiny hole in one bottom corner of bag.
  • 5 Place paper star pattern under large sheet of waxed paper. Squeezing bag of candy coating, trace the star on waxed paper; move pattern under waxed paper to make 12 stars. Let stars cool until set, about 5 minutes. Remove stars from waxed paper; insert 1 star in each of 12 cupcakes. Store loosely covered.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Make the cupcakes up to 2 weeks ahead of time and freeze unfrosted. Remove from the freezer the night before your party and frost.

Paste food color can be found at craft and specialty food stores. It adds a more intense color than liquid food color.

Get new recipe inspiration every week! Free Newsletters

View Full Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

RATINGS & REVIEWS

Be the first to review this recipe!

© 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved

Nutrition information is calculated at the time recipes are created. We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations.
Save Money on Your Favorite Brands
when you buy ONE 20 OZ. OR LARGER Original Bisquick® OR Bisquick Heart Smart® Baking Mix, OR 10.6 OZ. ...
when you buy ONE BOX Lucky Charms® cereal
when you buy ONE BOX Reese’s® Puffs® cereal
See All Coupons
ENDECA_EXCLUDE_START
ENDECA_EXCLUDE_END
close