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Holiday Ornament Cupcakes

Holiday Ornament Cupcakes
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 24
Looking for a creative dessert using Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix? Then check out these beautiful cupcakes decorated like Christmas ornaments.
Updated March 26, 2013

Ingredients

  • 1 box (1 lb 2.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and egg whites called for on cake box
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk
  • 24 small candy canes
  • Red and green jelly beans
  • Red cinnamon candies
  • Red string licorice
  • Red and green candy-coated chocolate-covered sunflower seeds

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and egg whites. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    In large bowl, mix powdered sugar and butter with spoon or electric mixer on low speed. Stir in vanilla and 3 tablespoons milk. Gradually beat in just enough remaining milk to make frosting smooth and spreadable. Frost cupcakes generously.
  • 4
    Create ornament designs using assorted candies. Use top of candy cane to create a “hook” on each cupcake.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
325
Total Fat
11g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Sodium
199mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1/2g
0%
Protein
1 1/2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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