Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee
Save Recipe Print
Mini Cupcake Buffet
Total:
57 min
Prep:
45 min
Cook:
12 min
Yield:
72 mini cupcakes
Level:
Easy
Total:
57 min
Prep:
45 min
Cook:
12 min
Yield:
72 mini cupcakes
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Special equipment:

Directions

Cook's Note: If you only have 1 mini cupcake tin, it is recommended that you mix up one batch of batter at a time and bake it off individually before mixing the next batter.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 3 (24-cup) mini cupcake tins with paper liners.

Evenly divide the cake mix into 3 medium bowls. In each bowl, add 1 egg white, 3 tablespoons oil, and 1/3 cup of one of the juices. Mix each for 2 minutes until the batter is well incorporated. Scoop the batter into muffin cups using a mini ice cream scoop or tablespoon measure, filling each a little more than half full. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a cupcake comes out clean, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from the oven. When cool enough to handle, place the cupcakes on a wire rack to cool completely.

In a medium bowl, beat together the butter with the softened cream cheese until combined. Slowly add in the powdered sugar until completely incorporated. Evenly divide the frosting between 3 bowls. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon of one of the juices to each and mix until well combined. Add a couple drops red food coloring to the cherry flavored, a couple drops blue food coloring to the blueberry flavored, and a couple drops yellow food coloring to the pineapple flavored. Mix until well combined

Place each icing into a resealable bag and snip off 1/4- inch from the bottom corners of each bag. Pipe each flavored frosting atop its corresponding cupcake. If the frosting becomes too soft, chill in the refrigerator until it firms up enough for piping. Garnish the top of each cupcake with its corresponding garnish.

My Private Notes

Add a Note
Get the Recipe

No-Churn Watermelon Ice Cream Slices

Cool off with a slice of this incredible treat.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Mini Chocolate-Meringue Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Yellow Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Cannoli Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Michele Kenno

Tiramisu Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Michele Kenno

Ham and Cheese Mini Frittatas

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Salted Caramel Cupcake

Recipe courtesy of Mary Sarain

German Chocolate Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Cuatro Leches Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of SugarHigh Bakery

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Kevin VanDeraa

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Latest Stories