Green & Gold Cupcakes

Green & Gold Cupcakes

Tags: Cupcakes, Dessert/Sweets, Frosting

  • Prep Time: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Ready Time: 90 min
  • Yield: 2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 package Pillsbury® Funfetti® Vibrant Green Cupcake & Cake Mix
  • 1 package Pillsbury® Funfetti® Neon Yellow Cupcake & Cake Mix
  • 1 1/3 cups water, divided
  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil, divided
  • 4 large egg whites, divided
  • 1 container Pillsbury® Creamy Supreme® Vanilla Flavored Frosting
  • OR Pillsbury® Funfetti® Vibrant Green Vanilla Flavored Frosting
  • 1 cup cold whipping cream
  • Green and yellow colored sugar or decorator sprinkles

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups with paper baking cups. Prepare each cake mix separately according to package directions using 2/3 cup water, 1/4 cup oil and 2 egg whites for each. Divide batters evenly into muffin cups to make 12 green and 12 yellow cupcakes.
  • BAKE 19 to 23 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  • REMOVE paper baking cups from cupcakes. Cut each cupcake horizontally into 2 layers using serrated knife. Beat cream in medium bowl with electric medium on high until stiff peaks form. Add frosting. Beat on medium speed until evenly blended. Spoon frosting into decorating bag fitted with large star tip. Pipe frosting onto bottom layers of cupcakes. Place tops on cupcakes, alternating cake colors. Pipe remaining frosting mixture on top of cupcakes. Sprinkle with colored sugar.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 of 24 cupcakes), Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 110), Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 1g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 210mg, Total Carbohydrate 29g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 20g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.