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PEEPS® Chick Surprise-Inside Cupcakes

Easter surprises have never been so sweet! Bake up these festive Betty Crocker® Easter cupcakes, filled with colorful sprinkles and topped with a cheery PEEPS® chick.

Serves 24
Ready in 45 mins
Prep time 30 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
258 calories per serving


> 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist™ yellow cake mix
> 1 1/2 cups water
> 1/2 cup vegetable oil
> 3 eggs
> 1 cup assorted mini candy-coated chocolate candies, jimmies or confetti candy sprinkles
> 1 (16 oz) container Betty Crocker Rich & Creamy frosting  
> Green food color
> Green colored decorating sugar
> 24 yellow PEEPS® brand marshmallow chicks


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 cake batter as directed on box. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about two-thirds full). Bake as directed on box for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
Using melon baller, scoop out center of each cupcake, about 1 inch deep. Fill each with 1 heaping teaspoonful candies.
Spoon frosting into medium bowl; stir in enough food color until desired green color. Frost cupcakes with frosting; sprinkle with colored sugar. Top with yellow PEEPS® chick. Store loosely covered.


Recipe and image courtesy of General Mills.

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