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School Days Applesauce Cupcakes

school days applesauce cupcakes Dessert
School Days Applesauce Cupcakes
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 24

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 August 11, 2011
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1
    box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ yellow cake mix
  • 1/2
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4
    cup apple juice or cider
  • 1/3
    cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3
    eggs

Frosting

  • 1/2
    cup butter or margarine
  • 1
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4
    cup milk
  • 2
    cups powdered sugar

Decoration

  • 1/2
    cup Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
  • 48
    miniature chocolate candy bars (from 12-oz bag), unwrapped

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
14%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
48g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
39g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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