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Mardi Gras Cupcakes

These easy Mardi Gras Cupcakes are a perfect dessert for the Mardi Gras season
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword fat tuesday, mardi gras, mardi gras season
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Frosting 15 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 35kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 15.25oz box of white cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • cup oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon clear vanilla optional
  • 1-2 drops electric gel food color yellow, green and purple

Instructions

  • Add cake mix, vanilla, eggs, oil and water to mixing bowl.
  • Mix according to package instructions.
  • Separate the mix into three bowls
  • Add 1-2 drops of food color per bowl and mix until well incorporated.
  • Line cupcake tin with wrappers.
  • Add one teaspoon of each color to the liners until ¾ full.
  • Bake for 15-18 min
  • Let cool.
  • Frosting:
  • Make your favorite vanilla frosting.
  • Dye it the same 3 colors as the batter.
  • Place each color in a 12 inch piping bag.
  • Drop a 1M tip into a 16 inch piping bag.

Nutrition

Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 8mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg