Prep Time30m
Cook Time 20m
Ready Time 60m
Yield 24 cupcakes


1 package Pillsbury Moist Supreme® Yellow Cake Mix (or any cake mix of your choice)

Ingredients to prepare cake mix according to package instructions

2 tubs Pillsbury Creamy Supreme® White Frosting

1 tub Pillsbury Creamy Supreme® Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Black gel food coloring

Mini M&M’S


Step 1

Prepare cupcakes according to box instructions, let cool completely.

Step 2

Fill a large piping bag fitted with a large round tip with White Frosting.

Step 3

Apply a generous swirl of frosting on top of the cooled cupcake.

Step 4

Add a small amount of black get food color to about 1/4 cup of dark chocolate frosting to deepen the shade. 

Step 5

Add black frosting to a small piping bag fitted with a very small round tip, or cut off the tip of a disposable piping bag.

Step 6

Pipe black frosting in a thin line swirling around the cupcake to create the string of the lights.

Step 7

Add mini M&M’S on to the black frosting to look like mini Christmas lights.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 of 24 cupcakes (61g)), Calories 210 (Calories from Fat ), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 25mg, Sodium 190mg, Total Carbohydrate 30g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 22g, Includes 19g Added Sugars), Protein 2g, Potassium 34mg, thiamine 0mg, Riboflavin 0mg, niacin mg, Folate 0mg, Vitamin B6 0mg, Vitamin B12 0mcg, Vitamin A 0mg, Vitamin C 0mg, Vitamin D 0mg, Calcium 59mg, Iron 1mg.

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

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.

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