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School Days Applesauce Cupcakes

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  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24
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Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix and frosting come together in this beautiful applesauce flavored cupcake--a perfect dessert to remind you of your school days.
Updated Aug 11, 2011
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  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups powdered sugar


  • 1/2 cup from 1 tub (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped Fluffy White Frosting
  • 48 miniature chocolate candy bars (from 12-oz bag), unwrapped


  • 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. In large bowl, beat cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups. Bake 18 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 2
    In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar; heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Stir in milk; return to a boil. Remove from heat. Beat in powdered sugar with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Frost cupcakes. (If frosting becomes thick, stir in 1/2 teaspoon milk.)
  • 3
    For each cupcake, pipe computer keyboard and screen onto 2 chocolate candy bars. Pipe frosting on 1 long edge of keyboard; place screen onto keyboard. Pipe small amount of frosting on bottom of computer; place on cupcake. Store loosely covered.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To use these cupcakes as place cards for a party, pipe the initials of each guest on the "computer screen" before attaching the "screens" to the cupcakes.


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