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Posy Cupcakes

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
    2 dozen


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


  • Prepare cake batter according to package directions.
  • 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.
Editor's Note
Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.

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  • RaggedyCottage
    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
    May 24, 2010

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

  • jmeyers
    May 11, 2010

    The Candied Flowers recipe can be found here:

  • carolbunny
    Feb 9, 2010

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

  • sunny_days
    Mar 19, 2007

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