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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

These Minion Cupcakes are fun, festive and easy to make! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ cake mix (any flavor)
Water, oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
Yellow liquid or gel food color
16
large marshmallows
32
brown candy-coated milk chocolate candies
2
black licorice wheels
Betty Crocker™ black decorating gel

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool cupcakes completely on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Reserve 2 tablespoons frosting. Place remaining frosting in medium bowl; tint with yellow food color. Frost cupcakes with yellow frosting.
  • 3
    Use kitchen scissors to cut 1/4-inch circles off both ends of 16 marshmallows to make 32 total rounds.
  • 4
    Use reserved frosting to stick milk chocolate candies to marshmallows. Place marshmallow eyes on cupcakes, placing two eyes on some cupcakes and one eye on others. Cut 2 small pieces of licorice rope for each cupcake. Place licorice rope pieces on sides of eyes. Use black decorating gel to pipe a mouth onto each cupcake.

Expert Tips

  • Bake cupcakes in blue paper baking cups for an added decorative touch!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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