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Moo-Cow Cupcakes

Total Time

Prep: 35 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling


2 dozen

Dessert table grazers are sure to delight in this bovine beauties.—Karen jerrell, New Albany, Indiana


  • 1 package devil's food cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Pink paste food coloring
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chocolate frosting
  • Assorted decorations: Semisweet chocolate chips, miniature semisweet chocolate chips and halved miniature marshmallows


  1. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. Fill 24 paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 21-26 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Cool completely.
  2. Tint 1/4 cup vanilla frosting pink; set aside. With remaining white frosting, create a white face-shaped stripe down the center of each cupcake. Fill in the unfrosted portions with chocolate frosting.
  3. Attach chocolate chips for eyes, miniature chips for noses and marshmallow halves for ears. With reserved pink frosting, create mouths and fill in ears.

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