Orange Creamsicle Cupcakes (low cal.)
So good and no worries! Fresh oranges and uses a cake mix.
Makes 26 cupcakes ~
May want to cut in half or bring some to a party !
I made mine in a 13x9 pan and took a picture of it !
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- 1 box
- vanilla cake mix ( could use reduced sugar mix)
- 1 can(s)
- (12 oz) diet orange pop (1 1/2 cups orange pop)
- 8 oz container cool whip
- 1 box
- sugar free vanilla pudding mix
- 3/4 c
- skim milk
ORANGE FOOD COLORING (OR A MIX OF YELLOW AND RED)
JUICE OF ONE ORANGE (AND/OR 1/2 TSP. ORANGE EXTRACT FOR A STRONGER CITRUS FLAVOR
OPTIONAL: 1 ORANGE TO DECORATE
While cupcakes are baking, mix together Pudding mix, milk, cool whip and food coloring.
For a stronger citrus flavor, add 1/2 tsp. orange extract.
Beat until smooth.
When cupcakes come out of the oven, let cool completely before frosting. When ready to frost, turn a large ziplock bag inside out and scoop frosting into the corner of the bag with spatula. Turn ziplock bag right-side out squeezing frosting down into one corner.
Snip the corner of the bag off with scissors.
To pipe frosting, begin by making a large circle on top of the cupcake, flollowed by smaller circles, and simply pull up at the top.
Decorate with thin slice of orange and
cut each slice into 4 equal parts.
Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.