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Pastel cupcakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jo Ann Lamb
Added: Sunday, March 2, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package (2-layer size) white cake mix
1 package (3 oz.) Jell-O brand gelatin, any flavor
1/4 cup boiling water
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 cups confectioners sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare cake mix as directed on package for cupcakes, adding 1/2 package (about 4 tablespoons) of the gelatin before beating. Cool 10 minutes in pans. Remove from pans and finish cooling on racks. Dissolve remaining gelatin in the boiling water. Cream butter, add part of the sugar gradually, blending after each addition. Add remaining sugar alternately with gelatin mixture, beating until smooth. Spread on tops of cupcakes. Decorate with colored sprinkles, gumdrop flowers or candy decorations, if desired. Makes 24 to 30 cupcakes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our grandson is allergic to milk. This is a great way to make frosting without using any milk.

 

 

 

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