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Rainbow Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes recipe
photo by:kraft
You'll never guess what turns cupcakes made from a white cake mix into these gloriously hued Rainbow Cupcakes. (Hint: It's a childhood favorite!)
15 min
1 hr 16 min
24 servings
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What You Need

pkg.  (2-layer size) white cake mix
Tbsp.  KOOL-AID Sugar-Sweetened Drink Mix (any flavor), divided
tub  (16 oz.) ready-to-spread vanilla frosting
cup  thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

Make It

PREPARE cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending 1/4 cup (4 Tbsp.) dry drink mix into batter before spooning into prepared muffin cups. Cool in pans 10 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

MIX remaining drink mix with frosting in medium bowl until blended. Gently stir in COOL WHIP. Spread onto cupcakes.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra
Decorate frosted cupcakes with colored sprinkles, small candies or gumdrop flowers. Or, sprinkle with additional dry drink mix just before serving.
Make Ahead
Cupcakes can be baked ahead of time. Cool, then frost as directed. Freeze in airtight container up to 2 months. Thaw in refrigerator before serving.
How to Store
Keep refrigerated.
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