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PEEPS Chick Surprise-Inside Cupcake

Apr 12, 2017Recipes

Easter surprises have never been so sweet! Bake up these festive Easter cupcakes, fill with colorful sprinkles, and top with a yellow Peep! Chick. You’ll have your kids, family, and friends chirping with pure delight!

(adapted from: www.bettycrocker.com)

TOTAL TIME: 1:25

PREP: 0:30

LEVEL: EASY

SERVES: 24

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil, and eggs called for on cake mix box
  • 1 cup assorted mini candy-coated chocolate candies, jimmies or confetti candy sprinkles
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy frosting (any flavor)
  • Green food color
  • Green colored decorating sugar
  • 24 yellow PEEPS® brand marshmallow chicks

DIRECTIONS
Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.

Make cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full). Bake as directed on box for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Using a melon baller, scoop out the center of each cupcake, about 1 inch deep. Fill each with 1 heaping teaspoonful of candies.

Spoon frosting into medium bowl; stir in enough food color until desired green color. Frost cupcakes with frosting; sprinkle with colored sugar. Top with yellow PEEPS® chick. Store loosely covered.

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