Pretty Posy Cupcakes Recipe

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Pretty Posy Cupcakes Recipe
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Pretty Posy Cupcakes Recipe

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These cute cupcakes are a fun treat to make with kids. Simply bake and frost cupcakes, and then decorate them with marshmallow "petals" and a gumdrop center. —Karen Jerrell, New Albany, Indiana
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • Gumdrops and/or halved large marshmallows

Directions

Prepare cake batter for cupcakes according to package directions.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
Frost cupcakes. Use a dab of frosting to attach gumdrops and/or marshmallows to the top of each cupcake, forming a flower. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Pretty Posy Cupcakes in Taste of Home

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 214 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 235mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 package chocolate cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • Gumdrops and/or halved large marshmallows
  1. Prepare cake batter for cupcakes according to package directions.
  2. Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 20-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. Frost cupcakes. Use a dab of frosting to attach gumdrops and/or marshmallows to the top of each cupcake, forming a flower. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Pretty Posy Cupcakes in Taste of Home

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sherry_vinigrette User ID: 5009498 99821
Reviewed May. 15, 2012

"Recipe of the Day? Really Taste of Home?? REALLY??? This might have been better listed as an easy and quick decorating tip, and spared the author embarrassing ratings. Cute idea for maybe a child's first attempt at decorating a cupcake, but I must agree that this is not a recipe."

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markimalekat User ID: 746228 169999
Reviewed May. 14, 2012

"Definitely NOT a recipe - barely a decorating idea"

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kathidahl User ID: 1718596 97699
Reviewed May. 14, 2012

"I am not one that is way against sugar, but come on...cupcake, frosting AND gumdrops! Did not make and will not make and Yes, this is NOT a recipe..."

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shadysharon User ID: 4032285 76681
Reviewed May. 14, 2012

"I would give it a 5 star if it was labeled as a first baking experience for a child-with supervision !"

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4tyeking User ID: 5735811 169576
Reviewed May. 13, 2012

"I'm sorry but,I don't believe this is a recipe!"

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