Avoid using candy-coated chocolate pieces when decorating the cupcakes since the candy coating will bleed into the frosting.
How to Fill the Muffin Cups
Pour cake batter into large resealable bag; snip corner off one bottom corner of bag, then use to squeeze the batter into the paper-lined muffin cups. It's quicker and less messy than spooning the batter into each cup.
Tie ribbon around lollipop sticks.