Pepperment CupCakes Recipe

1 package (18-1/4 oz) White Cake Mix
1 container (16 oz) prepared Vanilla Frosting
2 tblsp Vegetable Oil or Butter (melted)
1/2 tsp Peppermint Extract
1-1/3 cup Water
3 Egg Whites
3-4 drops Red Liquid Food Coloring or 1/4 tsp Gel Food Coloring
1/2 cup crushed Peppermint Candies (about 16 candies)
How to make peppermint cupcakes:
  • Place in a line 25-30 muffin pan cups with pink paper baking cups.
  • Beat cake mix, water, egg whites, oil, peppermint extract and food coloring with mixer at low speed for 30 seconds.
  • For next 2 minutes beat at medium speed.
  • Pour batter into prepared muffin cups (filling 3/4 full).
  • Bake this in a preheated oven at 350°f for 20 to 22 minutes.
  • Let is cool in pans on wire racks for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove cupcakes to racks from pans.
  • Let it cool completely on wire racks.
  • Evenly spread frosting over cooled cupcakes.
  • Drizzle with crushed candies.

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| September 5th, 2011 | Posted in Valentines Day Recipes |

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