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PEEPS® Chick Surprise-Inside Cupcakes

peeps® chick surprise-inside cupcakes Dessert
PEEPS® Chick Surprise-Inside Cupcakes
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Easter surprises have never been so sweet! Bake up these festive Easter cupcakes, fill with colorful sprinkles and top with a yellow PEEPS® chick to surprise someone. Learn to make this recipe with our how-to. MORE+ LESS-

Updated August 11, 2015
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
cup assorted mini candy-coated chocolate candies, jimmies or confetti candy sprinkles
1
container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)
Green food color
Green colored decorating sugar
24
yellow PEEPS® brand marshmallow chicks

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full). Bake as directed on box for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Using melon baller, scoop out center of each cupcake, about 1 inch deep. Fill each with 1 heaping teaspoonful candies.
  • 4
    Spoon frosting into medium bowl; stir in enough food color until desired green color. Frost cupcakes with frosting; sprinkle with colored sugar. Top with yellow PEEPS® chick. Store loosely covered.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
50mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
12g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
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
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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