Friday, December 4, 2009

Cute Cupcakes & A Cake Mix Twist

This recipe comes from my sister Candice.  She is always coming up with great new ideas.  This year she wanted something fun for her son's birthday party. Luckily she saved a few for us.  She also gave me a new twist for a cake mix.  It makes it moist and gives it a little bit more flavor.

Cake Mix Twist
1 box cake mix
1 box pudding
1 cup sour cream
Mix cake as directed on package.  Add dry pudding mix and sour cream.  Bake as directed.
Match your pudding mix with the flavor of cake. For example vanilla with white or chocolate with chocolate.
I think coconut cream would be good with white or yellow. 
These additions make for a moist flavorful cake.

Ice Cream Look Alike Cupcakes
Place cupcake liners in a muffin tin. (I always spray mine with cooking spray.)
Fill 3/4 full of cake mix batter. 
Place a ice cream cone on top of each and press down a bit.
Bake as directed for cupcakes. 


Let cool and remove the liner.

Frost and decorated

I thought she did such a good job. They turned out super cute!

Thanks Candice and a Happy Birthday wish to my sweet Nephew!

This recipe is linked with Foodie Friday and  Recipe Swap.

11 comments:

  1. This would be fun for kids of all ages.

    :)
    ButterYum

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  2. What a great cupcake idea!! Must try this. Come and check out my special cookies.

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  3. These are super cute. I saw the molds the other day and was tempted but beat the devil back :-).

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  4. So darling!!! What a cute idea :)

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  5. My grands would love these. I will have to let them help me bake some. Doylene

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  6. This is an adorable idea. My grandchildren would flip over these. Thanks for sharing this.

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  7. Your cupcakes look indeed cute. Thanks for sharing! :)

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  9. Just found this great post. I remember my Mom making these ice cream cone cupcakes for us as kids for our birthday.

    Looking forward to trying your recipe for a girlfriend's 44th birthday. She loves cupcakes and will be thrilled with this.

    Thank you for sharing your recipe.

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  10. Ahhh another great one you put on the Candice post. LOVING it.

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