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Christmas Light Cupcakes
Serves 12
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Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
  1. Devil’s food cake mix
  2. 1 c. water
  3. 1/3 c. vegetable oil
  4. 3 large eggs
  5. 3 c. Heavy cream, whipped
  6. 16 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
  7. 2 c. granulated sugar
  8. 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  9. 1/4 tsp. salt
  10. Black decorating gel
  11. Mini M&Ms
  1. Line a muffin tin with liners.
  2. Make chocolate cupcakes according to package directions. Let cool completely.
  3. Make cream cheese frosting: In a large bowl, beat heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Set aside. In another bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and salt until light and fluffy. Gently fold in whipped cream.
  4. Transfer to piping bag or large Ziploc bag. Frost cupcakes, making sure they are a good height. Trace a black line around the frosting with decorating gel. Stick M&Ms along the black line, imitating rainbow lights. Repeat to frost all 24 cupcakes.
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