Ooze Cupcakes Recipe

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Judy W


The ooze in these cupcakes can be colored to match the holiday. Green for St. Patricks, orange for Halloween, red for valentines or Christmas, etc.

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makes 24 cupcakes
15 Min
20 Min


1 pkg
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1/3 c
thawed frozen limeade concentrate
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 pkg
chocolate cake mix
water and vegetable oil
food coloring
16 oz. container vanilla frosting
colored sugar, if desired


1Preheat oven to 350^. Line 24 muffin pan cups with paper liners, or spray with nonstick cooking spray.

Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, limeade concenrate and vanilla in large bowl; beat until well blended. Tint with green food coloring; beat until well blended. Set aside.
2Prepare cake mix according to package directions using 1 egg, water and oil. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling half full. Spoon 1 rounded teaspoon cream cheese mixture in center of each cup.

Bake about 20 minutes or until tests done with toothpick. Cool completely on wire racks.
3Add 4 drops food coloring to frosting. Stir until well blended; adjust color as needed by adding more coloring 1 drop at a time; blending well after each addition. Spread frosting on cooled cupcakes. Sprinkle with sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Hashtag: #Holiday treats