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Flower Cupcakes

Flower Cupcakes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24
Celebrate a birthday with easy-to-make cupcakes. A simple snip of a marshmallow makes the decoration.
Updated July 14, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla or creamy white frosting
  • 30 large marshmallows
  • Betty Crocker™ colored sprinkles
  • Birthday candles, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans).
  • 2
    Make, bake and cool cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Frost cupcakes with frosting.
  • 3
    Spray blades of kitchen scissors with cooking spray. Cut each marshmallow crosswise into 4 slices; sprinkle slices with colored sugar. Arrange 5 slices on each cupcake in flower shape. Place candle in center of each flower. Store loosely covered.

  • Use edible glitter in place of the colored sugar for extra sparkle.
  • Check out party-supply or cake-decorating stores for fun birthday candles.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake (Cake and Frosting Only)
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
18g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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