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Funfetti ® Color Me Cupcakes

Yield

15 Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 box (18.9 oz.) Pillsbury® Funfetti® Cake
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 drops green food color
  • 3 drops red food color
  • 1 can (12 oz.) Pillsbury® Whipped Supreme® Funfetti® Vanilla Flavor Frosting
  • OR
  • 1 container (15.6 oz.) Pillsbury® Pink Vanilla Funfetti® Frosting

How to Make It

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F. Line cupcake pan with baking cups. Prepare cake according to package directions using water, oil and eggs. Place about 1-2/3 cups batter into 3 separate small bowls. Tint one bowl pastel green with 3 drops of green food coloring and one bowl pastel pink with 3 drops red food coloring. Do not tint remaining batter.

  2. USING separate spoons for each batter, fill each baking cup with a scant 2 tablespoons each of green, plain and pink batters. Do not stir batters together. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  3. FROST cupcakes using vanilla frosting and Funfetti candy bits.

  4. VARIATIONS

  5. STARS AND STRIPES: Follow directions above substituting Stars and Stripes Cake Mix and Frosting. Tint batter with 1/2 teaspoon each red and blue for food coloring. Layer batter blue, plain and red.

  6. HALLOWEEN: Follow directions above substituting Halloween Cake Mix and Frosting. Tint 2 bowls batter  orange with 1/4 teaspoon yellow and 5 drops red food coloring. Layer batter orange, plain and orange.

  7. HOLIDAY: Follow directions above substituting Holiday Cake Mix and Frosting. Tint 1 bowl red with 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring. Layer batter plain, red and plain.

  8. VALENTINE: Follow directions above substituting Valentine Cake Mix and Frosting. Tint 1 bowl red with 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring. Layer plain, red and plain.

  9. SPRING: Follow directions above substituting Spring Cake Mix and Frosting. Tint batter pastel pink and blue with 1/4 teaspoon each red and blue food coloring.  Layer batter blue, plain and pink.