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


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  • 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
  • 1
  • ·
    water and vegetable oil
  • ·
    food coloring
  • 1
    16 oz. container vanilla frosting
  • ·
    colored sugar, if desired



  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Prepare 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.
  3. Add 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.

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

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