Flower Pot Cupcakes

From PILLSBURY BAKING

Makes 24 cupcakes

 

You don’t need a green thumb to whip up these adorable Flower Pot Cupcakes.

INGREDIENTS

1 package PILLSBURY MOIST SUPREME Yellow Premium Cake Mix

1 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 large eggs

1/4 cup sugar

96 small assorted colored gumdrops

72 assorted colored toothpicks

1 (16 oz.) can PILLSBURY CREAMY SUPREME Vanilla Flavored Frosting

2 tablespoons green decorator sugar

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Prepare and bake cupcakes as directed on package using water, oil and eggs. Remove from pan. Cool.

2.Place sugar in small resealable plastic bag. Place bag flat on work surface. Place 1 gumdrop in bag. With rolling pin, flatten gumdrop into 1-inch round, redistributing sugar over gumdrop as needed to cover. Repeat with 71 gumdrops. Cut around edge of rounds with scissors to form petals.

3.Slice each of the remaining 24 gumdrops into 3 small circles for flower centers. Press centers into gumdrop flowers. Insert toothpick in side of each gumdrop flower.

4.Spread each cooled cupcake with about 1 tablespoon frosting. Sprinkle each cupcake top with 1/4 teaspoon green sugar. Stand 3 gumdrop flowers in each cupcake.

 

Find this recipe and more holiday treats at pillsburybaking.com