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Jingle Bells Cupcakes

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Fruit, vanilla frosting and Cheerios help ring in the wintry weather. Be sure to take a sleigh ride with one of these sweets in tow! | Buy on Amazon

  • Hands-On Time: 45 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour
  • Servings: 24 Mini Vanilla Cupcakes
  • Difficulty: Pretty Easy
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Baking Instructions

  1. Cut the fruit leather lengthwise into ⅛" wide strips. Tint the vanilla frosting pale yellow with the yellow food coloring. Spoon 2 Tbsp. yellow frosting into a small freezer bag. Spoon the chocolate frosting into a small freezer bag. Press out the excess air and seal the bags.
  2. Place the yellow sugar in to a small shallow bowl. Frost the tops of 4 cupcakes with a mound of the yellow frosting and make smooth. Roll the tops of the frosted cupcakes into the yellow sugar to cover completely. Repeat with the remaining frosting and sugar.
  3. Snip a very small corner from the bags with the yellow and chocolate frosting. Pipe an “X” shape near one edge of the sugared cupcakes. Insert the mini chocolate chips, pointed end down, at the end of each chocolate line. Pipe a dot of the yellow frosting along the opposite edge and attach the cereal “O”’s as the holder. Arrange the cupcakes on a serving platter with the tops all facing in the same direction. Carefully insert strips, cutting at different lengths, of the fruit leather into the openings as the string that connects the bells.

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instead of using regular vegetable oil in cake mix use extra virgin olive oil. it makes the cake extra moist and fuffy if you dont like dry cakes.

How to change the texture of your cakes

How to change the texture of your cakes

After your cake has cooled five minutes in the pan, CAREFULLY place a hand towel on top of the cake and press GENTLY until the center is level with the sides of the cake. Knocking the air out, changes the texture of the box mix enough that everyone will think you have made a cake from scratch.

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