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PEEPS® CHICK SURPRISE-INSIDE CUPCAKES

posted in Food & Drink
02/22/2015
  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
    Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
    1 cup assorted mini candy-coated chocolate candies, jimmies or confetti candy sprinkles
    1 container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)
    Green food color
    Green colored decorating sugar
    24 yellow PEEPS® brand marshmallow chicks

  • Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
    Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full). Bake as directed on box for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
    Using melon baller, scoop out center of each cupcake, about 1 inch deep. Fill each with 1 heaping teaspoonful candies.

  • Spoon frosting into medium bowl; stir in enough food color until desired green color. Frost cupcakes with frosting; sprinkle with colored sugar. Top with yellow PEEPS® chick. Store loosely covered.

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