so easy turtle cupcakes

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a recipe by
Rise Ruhl
North Beach, MD

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!

★★★★★ 1
serves 24
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For so easy turtle cupcakes

  • devil's food cake mix, prepared according to cupcake instructions
  • prepared buttercream frosting
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    half and half or heavy cream, more or less
  • wilton turtle crunch sprinkles

How To Make so easy turtle cupcakes

  • 1
    Bake and cool cupcakes according to package directions
  • 2
    Heat 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.
  • 3
    Mix buttercream frosting with caramel mixture. Mix thoroughly. Frost cupcakes. Garnish with Wilton Turtle Crunch sprinkles.