Crawling Critter Cupcakes

Let your imagination run on the wild side when it’s time to dress up your cupcakes. You can even get your kids in on the decorating fun!

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Cake Mix (any flavor)
  • Assorted gumdrops and candies
  • 1 tube (0.68 oz.) Betty Crocker™ Black Decorating Icing Gel
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Whipped Vanilla Frosting
  • Fruit by the Foot® (any variety)

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • Frost cupcakes with frosting. Decorate with whole or cut-up gumdrops, candies, cut-up or thinly rolled fruit snacks and gel to look like ladybugs, bumblebees, butterflies, caterpillars and beetles.

Recipe Information

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ Cake Mix (any flavor)
  • Assorted gumdrops and candies
  • 1 tube (0.68 oz.) Betty Crocker™ Black Decorating Icing Gel
  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Whipped Vanilla Frosting
  • Fruit by the Foot® (any variety)

Directions

  • Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for 24 cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • Frost cupcakes with frosting. Decorate with whole or cut-up gumdrops, candies, cut-up or thinly rolled fruit snacks and gel to look like ladybugs, bumblebees, butterflies, caterpillars and beetles.