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mt. dew cupcakes

Recipe by
Sandra Allen
Portland, OR

I have a grandson who loves Mt. Dew so when I heard we could make cupcakes out of them, it was a surprise for his 21st. birthday. They are just as easy as any other cake, but do take a little more time.

yield 36 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mt. dew cupcakes

  • 1 box
    lemon cake mix
  • 3
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 and 1/3 c
    mt. dew (almost a whole 12 oz. can).
  • Frosting
    1 can lemon or vanilla frosting
  • 1 Tbsp
  • green food coloring
  • optional: coconut for the frosting.

How To Make mt. dew cupcakes

  • 1
    In a bowl, mix with a mixer the cake, eggs, oil and vanilla.
  • 2
    Slowly add the soda, as it might froth up a bit.
  • 3
    Line the muffin tin with paper liners and fill only 1/2 full.
  • 4
    Preheat oven to 375 and bake them (all 36!!) for 18-22 minutes.
  • 5
    Mix green food coloring to the frosting. Or, some coconut like I did. Frost when cool and sit back for all the "AhhhhhPlause"!!