September 19, 2016

{Easy} Apple Cupcakes

On the Menu Today~
{Easy} Apple Cupcakes~

Celebrate the Apple Season
with these cute "apple" cupcakes.
After all,
An Apple a Day,
Keeps the Doctor Away~

Apple Cupcakes are not only delicious,
they are super easy to make.
Made with a boxed cake mix and
frosted with a container of vanilla frosting,
these cupcakes will be ready to share in no time.

The perfect cupcake to make for the upcoming
"Apple Season", for that special "Teacher" or
just for "Fun"

{Easy} Apple Cupcakes are decorated with tootsie rolls, green m&m's and red crystals.

{Easy} Apple Cupcakes

  • 1 (15.25 oz) package classic white cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 24 cupcake liners, brown, black, dark green or red.
  • 2 (16 oz) containers creamy classic vanilla frosting
  • 8 to 10 drops Americolor super red, gel paste food coloring (per container of frosting)
  • 2 (2.25 oz) containers red decorating crystals
  • 24 tootise roll midgets, unwrapped
  • 48 green colored m&m candies
Cooking Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ยบ F.
  2. Line 2 (12 cup size) regular muffin pans with cupcake liners.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Blend cake mix, water, oil and egg whites in a large bowl at low speed until moistened. (about 30 seconds)
  5. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  6. Fill cupcake liners 3/4 full with batter.
  7. Bake at 18 to 21 minutes.
  8. Remove cupcakes from pan and cool on wire rack until completely cool.
  9. Spoon frosting into a medium bowl. Add drops of red gel paste to frosting, mix until reach desired color, adding more or less food coloring.
  10. Frost cooled cupcakes with tinted frosting.
  11. Generously sprinkle frosted cupcakes with red decorating crystals.
  12. Insert one tootise roll into the the top of each cupcake.
  13. Add two green m&m candies next to each tootise roll for leaves.

Apple, Cupcakes, Cake Mix, Frosting


  1. Such a cute idea to use the tootsie rolls and m&m's
    Thanks for the inspiration!

    1. Thanks Michelle~
      They turned out really cute.
      I actually found the idea on Pinterest:)

  2. Hi Lynn,
    Your Apple Cupcakes are just adorable. Thanks so much for sharing with us today at Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

    1. Thanks Miz Helen~
      Always nice to see you:)


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