Posy Cupcakes Recipe
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Posy Cupcakes Recipe

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Our Test Kitchen staff suggests dressing up cupcakes from a mix with canned frosting and candied flowers. Don't want to fuss with perfectly placing the flowers? Crumble them for a fun confetti look.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 package white or yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) white or vanilla frosting
  • 40 to 50 Candied Flowers


  1. Prepare cake batter according to package directions.
  2. Fill greased, foil or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 18-24 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Frost cupcakes. Decorate with candied flowers. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
Originally published as Posy Cupcakes in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p237

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RaggedyCottage User ID: 4025221 139386
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2010

"I wish this recipe had given the names/numbers of the decorating tips as well as the directions for piping the icing that were used for the purple, pink, and white frosting"

7MAM User ID: 5089904 48085
Reviewed May. 24, 2010

"Very good. Included lemon zest to kick it up...added great flovor to make it more your own."

jmeyers User ID: 2031204 63354
Reviewed May. 11, 2010

"The Candied Flowers recipe can be found here:"

MY REVIEW User ID: 2134232 69121
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2010

"Loved the cup cakes. Was not able to find recipe for candied flowers. What is Recipe Find?"

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