Pretty Posy Cupcakes – with the kids

Source: www.tasteofhome.com

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 Servings
Prep: 20 min.
Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) chocolate cake mix
  • 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.

© Taste of Home 2012

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