Flower Cupcakes
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Flower Cupcakes

These cute decorated cupcakes are perfect for your spring dessert tray.

24
cupcakes
20 min
PREP TIME
03 hrs 40 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cupcakes

1 (15.25- to 16.5-ounce) package white cake mix

1 cup milk

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice

2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest

1 (1.5-ounce) bottle flower-shaped cake sprinkles

Frosting

1 1/2 cups Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 cups powdered sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 (7-ounce) jars marshmallow créme

Decorations

Lollipops

Decorator sugars, jimmies, sprinkles and/or edible glitter

Assorted decorator candies

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all cupcake ingredients except sprinkles in bowl; beat on low speed until combined. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in sprinkles.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide batter evenly among paper liners. Bake 18-22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes in pan; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine 1 1/2 cups butter, powdered sugar and vanilla in bowl. Beat on medium speed until creamy. Add marshmallow crème; continue beating until well mixed. Set aside.

  5. STEP 5

    Decorate lollipops as flowers. Slice colorful gumdrops and attach onto lollipop using frosting as shown. Frost cupcakes, creating mound of frosting on top of each cupcake. Roll frosted cupcake tops in green sprinkles, jimmies, decorator sugar and/or edible glitter. Shape leaves out of green taffy candy. Wrap green taffy candy around stem of lollipop; push stem into cupcake.

Tip #1

- Use dark colored muffin pan paper liners, if desired.

Tip #2

- For Lamb Cupcakes, click here Lamb Cupcakes.

Nutrition

350Calories
18Fat (mg)
65Cholesterol (mg)
300Sodium (mg)
46Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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