So Easy Turtle Cupcakes

1
Rise Ruhl

By
@HyacinthB

Everybody loves turtles! The chocolate kind, I mean! I have been wanting to make turtle cupcakes but all the recipes I have require special items I can't seem to remember to pick up at the store. So I took some shortcuts so that I can make these quickly for my family. And you can too!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

CUPCAKES

devil's food cake mix, prepared according to cupcake instructions

FROSTING

prepared buttercream frosting
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
half and half or heavy cream, more or less

GARNISH

wilton turtle crunch sprinkles

How to Make So Easy Turtle Cupcakes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bake and cool cupcakes according to package directions
  • 2Heat and stir together butter and brown sugar until liquid. Slowly add half and half or heavy cream, stirring constantly. Continue to stir until a caramely consistency. Cool slightly.
  • 3Mix buttercream frosting with caramel mixture. Mix thoroughly. Frost cupcakes.
    Garnish with Wilton Turtle Crunch sprinkles.

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About So Easy Turtle Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate, Other Desserts
Collection: Cupcake Collection
Hashtags: #cupcake, #easy, #caramel