Candy Rainbow Cupcakes

Candy Rainbow Cupcakes


  • Makes: 12-14 Cupcakes
  • Active Time: 24-26 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40-50 Minutes
  • Tools Required: Standard Muffin Pan, Decorative Paper Liners, Medium Size Bowl, Whisk, Spatula, Oven Thermometer

Ingredients

    • For Rainbow Cupcakes

    • Full box Vanilla Cake Mix
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 stick melted butter
    • 1 cup milk
    • For Topping

    • Store purchased vanilla frosting
    • Assortment of small solid colored candies like; gumdrops, M&Ms® , jelly beans, licorice, Jujubes®

Directions

    • For Rainbow Cupcakes

    • Preheat oven to 350° F. Line cupcake tins with baking cups.
    • Combine eggs, butter, and milk. Add mix. Fold together until batter is smooth. Pour batter into prepared tins.
    • Bake for 24 to 26 minutes. Let cool completely before decorating.

      For Topping

      Spread vanilla frosting on cupcakes.
    • Decorate each cupcake in a color of the rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, white, black). Be creative - your options are limitless.

Recipe Summary

Use with

Vanilla Cake Mix

Fresh Ingredients

Eggs, Butter, Milk

Staples

Vanilla Frosting, Candy Pieces [gumdrops, M&Ms® , jelly beans, licorice, Jujubes® ]

Tools

Standard Muffin Pan, Decorative Paper Liners, Medium Size Bowl, Whisk, Spatula, Oven Thermometer

Take action!

It is no surprise that kids love to help out in the kitchen. If you have young ones, these cupcakes are the perfect project for your little helpers. First, bake up a batch of vanilla cupcakes. Then, let the kids use candy to decorate colorful rainbow cupcakes that are as much fun to make as they are to eat! Even adults can join in the fun. But be warned, consumption of candy while decorating is often unavoidable!