Pink lemonade flavor drink mix makes these party-perfect cupcakes sweet and citrusy. (Remember to reserve a bit for the lemony cream cheese frosting, too!)
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1/3 cup COUNTRY TIME Pink Lemonade Flavor Drink Mix, divided
1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
3 drops red food coloring
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 lb. powdered sugar (about 3-3/4 cups)
1 tsp. vanilla
juice from 1 lemon
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Let's Make It
Reserve 1 Tbsp. drink mix. Place remaining drink mix in large bowl. Add water measure listed on cake mix package; stir until drink mix is dissolved. Add cake mix with oil and eggs (listed on cake mix package); beat with mixer until blended. Stir in food coloring. Spoon into 24 paper-lined muffin cups.
Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool in pan 10 min. Remove from pan to wire racks. Cool completely.
Beat reserved drink mix and remaining ingredients with mixer until blended; spread onto cupcakes.
This creamy frosting also makes a great topping for sugar cookies.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
Prepare using plan COUNTRY TIME Lemonade Flavor Drink Mix.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 38g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.