Sunny Day Cupcakes

M&Ms Chocolate Candies
24 cupcakes or 1 sun cake


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1 bag MILKY WAY® Brand FUN SIZE®
1 bag M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies
1 box (18.25-oz.) yellow or white cake mix
2 cans (16-oz.) vanilla frosting
1 box chocolate wafers or graham crackers
Yellow food coloring
2 resealable bags
Poster board, one each: red, yellow, orange
Printable templates


Prep time: 10 min.
Baking time: 21 min.
Decoration time: 20 min.

1. Prepare cake batter according to directions on box. Enhance batter with 2 cups chopped MILKY WAY® Brand FUN SIZE® Bars and divide it between 24 cupcake liners. Bake for approximately 21 minutes.

2. Arrange completely cooled cupcakes on a large platter into a tightly packed concentric circle. Cover any open spaces between cupcakes with cookies. Tint 1 1/2 cans of frosting yellow. Frost the cupcakes as one large cake.

3. Spoon remaining frosting into resealable bag and snip corner. Randomly pipe frosting swirls around cupcakes and decorate with M&M'S® Brand Milk Chocolate Candies.

4. Using the printable templates, cut different sizes triangles from the poster board and arrange them around the cupcakes as the sun's rays.

Created date

March 2008