Summer Poke Cupcakes

Melanie Campbell


Kitchen Tip: How to Easily Poke Holes in Cupcakes.

Use a meat fork to make the holes in the cupcakes to fill with the dissolved gelatin


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30 Min


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  • 1 pkg
    (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 1 pkg
    (4-serving size) jell-o gelatin, any red flavor
  • 1
    (8 oz.) cool whip whipped topping, thawed
  • ·
    suggested decorations: red and blue colored sprinkles, jet-puffed starmallows marshmallows

How to Make Summer Poke Cupcakes


  1. Prepare batter and bake as directed for cupcakes. Cool in pans 10 min. Pierce tops with fork.
  2. Stir boiling water into dry gelatin mix until dissolved; spoon over cupcakes. Refrigerate 30 min. Remove from pans.
  3. Spread whipped topping over cupcakes. Add decorations as desired. Store in refrigerator.

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About Summer Poke Cupcakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #Cupcakes, #seasonal

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