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Pretty Posy Cupcakes

 Pretty Posy Cupcakes
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
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling


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


  • 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.