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Flower Power Cupcakes

Prep time 20 mins
Yield Makes 24 servings


  • 1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
  • Few drops food coloring, any color
  • 24 JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • 24 JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup colored sugar or colored sprinkles

How to Make It

  1. PREPARE and bake cake batter as directed on package for 24 cupcakes; cool completely in pan. Pierce cupcakes with wooden skewer or large fork at 1/4-inch intervals. Add boiling water to gelatin mix; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Spoon over cupcakes, adding about 2 tsp. to each. Refrigerate 3 hours.

    TINT COOL WHIP with food coloring; spread onto cupcakes.

    CUT each large marshmallow crosswise into 5 pieces with clean kitchen shears. Arrange 5 on top of each cupcake to resemble flower. Place 1 miniature marshmallow in center of each. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Keep refrigerated.

    Nutritional Information
    Calories: 170
    Total fat: 4 g
    Saturated fat: 2 g
    Cholesterol: 0 mg
    Sodium: 170 mg
    Carbohydrate: 31 g
    Dietary Fiber: 0 g
    Sugars: 22 g
    Protein: 2 g
    Vitamin A: 0% DV
    Vitamin C: 0% DV
    Calcium: 4% DV
    Iron: 0% DV