Jelly Bean Cupcakes
Ingredients/Grocery Shopping List
(1) Box of White Cake Mix ~ Water, Eggs & Oil Typically Needed
(or use the recipe below to make your cake mix from scratch)
(1) Container of Icing
28 oz. of Jelly Beans
WHITE CAKE MIX RECIPE
2. Cups All Purpose Flour
1 Tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 Tsp. Baking Soda
1/8 Tsp. Salt
1/2 C. Shortening, Butter or Margarine
1 3/4 C. Sugar
1 Tsp. Vanilla
4 Egg Whites
1 1/3 C. Buttermilk or Sour Milk (Create sour milk by adding 1 Tbls. Lemon Juice to Milk ~ let sit for 5 minutes to sour)
Follow your cake mix instructions. (Skip to step
Mix dry ingredients from above recipe.
Beat Shortening with mixer for 30 seconds.
Add Sugar, Vanilla and beat until well combined.
Add egg whites, one at a time, beating well after each.
Add dry mixture and buttermilk alternatively until mixed well.
Mix jelly beans into the cake mix just prior to spooning into cupcake liners.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
Cool completely and finish off with icing and remaining jelly beans.
**Next time I bake these I will probably cut the jelly beans into quarters. Due to their weight they sunk to the bottom of the cupcake, as you can see in the above picture.**
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