Makes 24 cupcakes
Place a mini donut atop a cupcake to transform it into a dome shape. With a decoration of orange-tinted frosting and gum drop stems, you’ll have a bumper crop of mini pumpkins.
1 package (2-layer size) white cake mix
1 teaspoon MCCORMICK All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
MCCORMICK Assorted Food Color & Egg Dye
1 container (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
24 mini donuts
24 green gum drops
1.Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding vanilla. Tint cake batter orange with 1/2 teaspoon yellow food color and 1/4 teaspoon red food color.
2.Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes on wire rack.
3.Tint frosting orange using 1/4 teaspoon yellow food color and 1/8 teaspoon red food color. Attach a mini donut to cupcake with some frosting. Frost entire donut and top of cupcake. Press ridges into the frosting with a small knife to resemble a pumpkin. Use a gum drop for the stem.
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