Sour Patch Kids Cupcakes

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Sour Patch Kids Cupcakes

Sour Patch Kids Cupcakes these are fun and easy to make. Make a batch for fun or these would be a great birthday treat to take to school!

Sour Patch Kids Cupcakes
 
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • CUPCAKES:
  • 1 Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs (that's what my cake mix called for)
  • 1 cup Water (that's what my cake mix called for)
  • ⅓ cup Vegetable Oil (that's what my cake mix called for)
  • ICING:
  • 4 tbsp. milk
  • 2 cup Butter softened
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 8 cup Powdered Sugar
  • Neon Food Coloring
  • 24 Sour Patch kids Candies
  • ⅛ cup Sugar
  • ⅛ cup Citric Acid (I found mine in the canning section at Walmart)
Instructions
  1. Make cupcakes according to your cake package directions.
  2. Let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the butter and add vanilla.
  4. Mix in the confectioners sugar one cup at a time.
  5. Beat in the milk
  6. Divide equally based on the number of colors you want to make.
  7. Mix food color into each portion to acheive the desired shade.
  8. Transfer icing to a large sized ziploc bag or icing/piping Bag
  9. Ice the top of each cupcake.
  10. Mix together sugar and citric acid.
  11. Dust the top of each cupcake with sugar mixture.
  12. Place 1 Sour Patch Kid on top of each cupcake.

 

INGREDIENTS (Yields 24 Cupcakes)

CUPCAKES:

  • 1 Cake Mix
  • 3 Eggs (that’s what my cake mix called for)
  • 1 cup Water (that’s what my cake mix called for)
  • 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil (that’s what my cake mix called for)

ICING:

  • 4 tbsp. milk
  • 2 cup Butter softened
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 8 cup Powdered Sugar
  • Neon Food Coloring
  • 24 Sour Patch kids Candies
  • 1/8 cup Sugar
  • 1/8 cup Citric Acid (I found mine in the canning section at Walmart)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Make cupcakes according to your cake package directions.
  2. Let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the butter and add vanilla.
  4. Mix in the confectioners sugar one cup at a time.
  5. Beat in the milk
  6. Divide equally based on the number of colors you want to make.
  7. Mix food color into each portion to acheive the desired shade.
  8. Transfer icing to a large sized ziploc bag or icing/piping Bag
  9. Ice the top of each cupcake.
  10. Mix together sugar and citric acid.
  11. Dust the top of each cupcake with sugar mixture.
  12. Place 1 Sour Patch Kid on top of each cupcake.

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Comments

  1. oh my while my taste buds do not take this very well, a bit puckered I believe, the kids should love just look at those colors so awesome and fun
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  2. My kids would love these! They like the sour patch kids. Thanks for sharing your cupcake recipe at Inspire Me Mondays!

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