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Birthday Cupcakes

birthday cupcakes Dessert
Birthday Cupcakes
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 24

Ring-shaped hard candies or jelly beans do double-duty by making yummy cupcake toppers and candleholders for these ever-so-easy birthday treats.

Updated July 21, 2011
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1
    container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)
  • 24
    ring-shaped hard candies or jelly bean candies, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Make and cool cake as directed on box for 24 cupcakes.
  • 2
    Frost with frosting. Decorate with candies. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

  • End your zoo-themed party with these fun-to-eat cupcakes. Just top frosted cupcakes with animal crackers and candy sprinkles.
  • Chocoholics will want to use chocolate cake mix and chocolate frosting. Sprinkling with miniature chocolate chips and drizzling with melted white chocolate turns these simple cupcakes into bakery delights!
  • Get a party menu, prep guide, tips, party games, activities and more for a Zoo-rrific Kid's Birthday Party!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
15%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
21g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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