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Happy Birthday Marshmallow Cupcakes

Happy Birthday Marshmallow Cupcakes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24
Marshmallows go from mundane to marvelous in beautiful cupcakes! They're conveniently prepared with cake mix and ready-to-spread frosting.
Updated July 21, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake mix box
  • 2 containers Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy creamy white frosting
  • 24 to 30 large marshmallows
  • Betty Crocker™ colored sugar or candy sprinkles
  • White or colored birthday candles

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 marshmallows crosswise into slices; sprinkle with colored sugar. Arrange on cupcakes in flower shape. Place candle in center of each flower. Store loosely covered.

  • Use edible glitter in place of the colored sugar or candy sprinkles. It adds sparkle to cake decorations.
  • Check out party-supply or cake-decorating stores for fun birthday candles. Lots of new and unique shapes are available.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake (Cake and Frosting Only)
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
30g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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