Prep Time40m
Cook Time 35m
Ready Time 120m
Yield 12 cupcakes


1 box Pillsbury Chocolate Fudge Flavored Brownie Mix

Additional ingredients to prepare brownie mix per package instructions

Nonstick cooking spray

1 box Pillsbury Moist Supreme® Yellow Cake Mix

Additional ingredients to prepare cake mix per package instructions

1 teaspoon sesame seeds

2/3 cup sweetened coconut flakes

7 to 10 drops green food color


Step 1

PREPARE brownie mix according to package instructions using oil, water and egg. Bake in 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Cool completely.

Step 2

COAT 12 muffin cups with no-stick cooking spray. Dust with flour.

Step 3

PREPARE cake mix according to package instructions using water, oil and eggs. Fill prepared muffin cups 2/3 full. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake according to package instructions for cupcakes. Cool completely. (Remaining batter may be baked as an 8 or 9-inch single layer cake or 12 cupcakes according to package instructions.)

Step 4

PLACE coconut in resealable plastic bag. Add 7 drops food color. Seal bag and shake to tint evenly. Add additional food color, if necessary, to achieve desired shade of green.

Step 5

SPLIT cupcakes in half horizontally with serrated knife. Cut out 12 circles from brownies using 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.

Step 6

MICROWAVE red and yellow frostings in two separate heavy-duty resealable plastic bags 10 to 15 seconds or until slightly softened. Cut very small corner off bags. Drizzle frostings over bottom halves of cupcakes. Top with brownies. Sprinkle evenly with coconut. Drizzle remaining red and yellow frosting over coconut in a zigzag pattern, moving from edge to edge. Top with top halves of cupcakes.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Calories (Calories from Fat ), Total Fat g (Saturated Fat g, Trans Fat g), Cholesterol mg, Sodium mg, Total Carbohydrate g (Dietary Fiber g, Sugars g), Protein g, Potassium mg, thiamine mg, Riboflavin mg, niacin mg, Folate mg, Vitamin B6 mg, Vitamin B12 mcg, Vitamin A mg, Vitamin C mg, Vitamin D mg, Calcium mg, Iron mg.

*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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