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Springtime Poke Cupcakes

Prep time 30 mins
Other time 30 mins
Yield Makes 2 doz., or 24 servings (1 cupcake each)


  • 1 package (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 package (3 oz.) JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
  • Red or yellow food coloring
  • Suggested decorations: colored sugar, colored sprinkles, tinted BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, and/or JET-PUFFED BUNNYMALLOWS Marshmallows

How to Make It

  1. PREPARE batter and bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 min. Pierce tops with fork.

    STIR boiling water into gelatin mix until dissolved; spoon over cupcakes. Refrigerate 30 min. Remove from pans.

    TINT whipped topping with food coloring; spread over cupcakes. Decorate as desired. Store in refrigerator.

    Nutritional Information
    Calories: 140
    Total fat: 5 g
    Saturated fat: 5 g
    Cholesterol: 0 mg
    Sodium: 170 mg
    Carbohydrate: 23 g
    Dietary fiber: 0 g
    Sugars: 15 g
    Protein: 2 g
    Vitamin A: 0% DV
    Vitamin C: 0% DV
    Calcium: 4% DV
    Iron: 0% DV