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Surprise Graduation Cupcakes

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Surprise Graduation Cupcakes
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 2 hr 5 min
  • Servings 24
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Get your chocolate fix with four kinds of chocolate tucked into fun cupcakes.
Updated Aug 4, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ devil's food cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs as called for on cake mix box
  • 24 milk chocolate candy drops or pieces, unwrapped
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 oz. white baking bars, melted (from 6-oz package)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips, melted

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. Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full). Press 1 milk chocolate drop in center of each muffin cup.
  • 2
    Bake and cool as directed on box for 24 cupcakes.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, melted baking bar and vanilla with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Gradually beat in milk until smooth and creamy. Frost cupcakes; pipe year with melted dark chocolate onto each cupcake. Store loosely covered.

Nutrition

260 Calories, 12g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 36g Total Carbohydrate, 28g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Potassium
95mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
28g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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