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Cupcakes with Vanilla Ice Cream Frosting

Photo: Anna Williams
Yield Makes 12 cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 12 medium yellow cupcakes
  • 2 pints vanilla ice cream
  • Sprinkles or candy (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 69 mg
  • calories 243
  • caloriesfromfat 31 %
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • cholesterol 19 mg
  • fat 8 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 4 mg
  • satfat 4 g
  • sodium 283 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange the cupcakes on a baking sheet. Place them in freezer for 15 minutes. Scoop the ice cream into the bowl of an electric mixer and beat with a paddle attachment until it's soft but still holds its shape, about 2 minutes. Spoon the ice cream over the cold cupcakes, creating swoops and peaks. Decorate with the sprinkles or candy, if using, and serve immediately, or return to freezer and chill until the ice cream is firm, about 30 minutes.