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Sunshine Cupcakes

Total Time

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

Makes

2 dozen

Want to put a smile on someone's face? Look no further than these cheery cupcakes! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Sunshine Cupcakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package lemon cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Yellow food coloring
  • Miniature semisweet chocolate chips, red shoestring licorice and candy corn

Directions

  1. Prepare cake batter mix according to package directions for cupcakes; cool completely.
  2. In a small bowl, tint frosting yellow. Frost cupcakes. Press two chocolate chips into each cupcake for eyes. For mouths, cut licorice into 1-in. pieces; bend slightly to curve. Press one licorice piece into each cupcake. Add candy corn around edges of cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 208 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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