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Fun Cupcake Surprise

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24 servings

A cherry atop each cupcake hints at the fun surprise waiting beneath the frosting. (Pssst: We filled 'em with cherry-flavor JELL-O!)

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  • Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending 1 Tbsp. dry gelatin mix into batter before spooning into 24 paper-lined muffin cups. Bake as directed on package. Cool cupcakes in pan on wire rack 30 min.
  • Meanwhile, stir boiling water into remaining gelatin in bowl 2 min. until completely dissolved. Refrigerate 45 min. or until slightly thickened.
  • Cut 1/2-inch-round circle in center of cupcake to create a tunnel. Remove cake piece; crumble and reserve for later use. Spoon thickened gelatin into small resealable plastic bag; cut off one bottom corner, then use to pipe gelatin into holes in cupcakes.
  • Refrigerate 2 hours. Spread cupcakes with frosting; top with crumbled cake crumbs and cherries.

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Special Extra

Prepare using your favorite combination of cake mix, gelatin and frosting.

How to Store

Store any leftover cupcakes in refrigerator.


  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
Calories 200
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 190mg
Carbohydrate 34g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 26g
Protein 2g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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