Whip up these St. Patrick's Day cupcakes in no time at all! Includes a rainbow as well as a pot of gold to make them extra special! #stpatricksday #green #rainbow
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St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes Recipe

What You Will Need

Cupcakes:

  • Vanilla cupcake mix calls for oil, eggs and water
  • Green food coloring

Decorating:

  • 2 cans vanilla frosting
  • Green food coloring
  • Airhead Extreme Candy
  • Reese’s miniature peanut butter cups
  • Gold sprinkles
  • Miniature marshmallows

You will also need:

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Hand/stand mixer
  • Cupcake pans
  • Green cupcake liners
  • Decorating bag
  • Large star decorating tip
  • Spoon

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and line 2 cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
  • Prepare your cake mix by mixing together the cake mix, oil, and eggs as directed on the box.
  • Mix in a few drops of green food coloring.
  • Scoop out the batter into your cupcake liners, filling each cup 1/2 way full.
  • Bake for 15 minutes and then remove to let cool.
  • Mix your frosting with green food coloring and scoop into a decorating bag with a star tip at the bottom. Reserve some frosting that is untinted.
  • Then frost each cupcake from the center working your way out.
  • Cut the Airhead Extremes into 3.5” pieces and stick each end into the frosting to look like a rainbow.
  • Place 3 miniature marshmallows onto each side of the rainbow.
  • Unwrap the Reese’s, leaving it in the brown cup wrapper and then frost the top of the Reese’s cup with the untinted frosting.
  • Sprinkle the gold sprinkles onto the frosting until covered and set onto the frosted cupcake by the rainbow.