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Sour Patch Kids Cupcakes

 

Sour Patch Kids Cupcakes Desserts for Kids

Ok so I will admit it, I like the occasional pack of Sour Patch Kids. It only happened after years of my kids trying to shove in my mouth on Halloween every year. The first 50 times I am not certain that I liked them.

However, one day I kept chewing and the sweetness perfectly balanced out the sour. These things were pretty good.

For birthdays each year, each person in our family gets to pick their cake (homemade or bakery bought) and their meal of choice (again homemade or in a restaurant). I thought that it would be fun this year to make cupcakes with the Sour Patch kids that my son loves so well.

Aren't they adorable?

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SOUR PATCH KIDS CUPCAKES

INGREDIENTS

  • White cake box mix
  • Food coloring
  • Lemon, Lime, Orange, and Raspberry flavor extracts
  • Sour Patch Kids
  • 1 Can white Frosting

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. First begin by mixing your cake mix as directed on the box. We used Betty Crocker Supermoist Cake Mix, White
  3. Separate mixture evenly into four bowls
  4. For red, add 15 drops red food coloring
  5. For green, add 15 drops green food coloring
  6. For yellow, add 15 drops red food coloring
  7. For orange, add 7 drops yellow, 2 drops red food coloring
  8. Bake as directed

METHOD TO COMPLETE CUPCAKES

  1. Start with a can of white frosting and seperate into four bowls
  2. Color just like the cake
  3. As for flavoring, add about 8 drops of each flavoring to each of the corresponding colors. For a stronger taste add more. This provides a taste but not TOO strong
  4. Frost your cupcakes when completely cooled
  5. Top with a Sour Patch Kid
  6. As for the sugar sprinkled on top all I did was take the leftover sugar from the bottom of the bag and sprinkle over top!

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