Flower Power Cupcakes


Makes 24 servings


It’s flower power and a little spicy sweetness to create these adorable spring and summer cupcakes.


1 (16 oz.) container PILLSBURY CONFETTI FUNFETTI Yellow Vanilla Flavored Frosting

1 (16 oz.) package small spice gumdrop candies

24 small colorful candy-coated chocolate mint candies

1 box PILLSBURY MOIST SUPREME Yellow Premium Cake Mix

1 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

3 large eggs

1 (16 oz.) container PILLSBURY CONFETTI FUNFETTI Blue Vanilla Flavored Frosting



1.Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin cups with paper cupcake liners.

2.Prepare cake mix according to package directions using water, oil, and eggs. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups filling 2/3 full. Bake 19 to 23 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from pans. Cool completely on wire rack.

3.Spread frosting over tops of cupcakes. Sprinkle a heaping 1/8 teaspoon confetti candy bits from frosting onto center of each cupcake, creating a 1-inch circle. Cut all gumdrops in half lengthwise. Arrange 8 to 10 same-colored halves on top of each cupcake; cut sides up, and wide ends pointing out, to resemble a flower. Place a colorful candy-coated mint in the center of each flower.


Find this recipe and more holiday treats at pillsburybaking.com