Add cherry flavour drink mix to yellow cake mix to make these party-perfect cupcakes. Complete the scrumptiousness with cream cheese frosting.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 24 Servings
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1 pkg. (2-layer size) yellow cake mix
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. Kool-Aid Cherry Sugar Sweetened Drink Mix, divided
3 Tbsp. milk
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
3 cups icing sugar
2 Tbsp. white pearl sprinkles
1 Tbsp. pink coloured sugar
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How do I make it ?
Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, blending 1/4 cup drink mix into batter before spooning into prepared muffin cups. Cool 10 min. in pans. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
Add milk to remaining drink mix in large bowl; stir until mix is dissolved. Add cream cheese, butter and icing sugar; beat with mixer until blended.
Spoon frosting into large pastry bag fitted with large star pastry tip. Use to pipe about 2-1/2 Tbsp. frosting onto each cupcake. Decorate with remaining ingredients.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
If You Don't Have a Pastry Bag
Spread frosting onto cupcakes using small spatula or knife.
Store cupcakes in tightly covered container in refrigerator up to 3 days.
Use frosting to frost 24 sugar cookies instead of the cupcakes.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 12 g
Saturated fat 6 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Carbohydrate 38 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 31 g
Protein 2 g
24 servings, 1 cupcake (69 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.