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Jelly Bean Cupcakes with Tasty Treats Tuesday Link Up - Simply Helping Him: Marriage Experience from a Help Meet



Sep 17

Jelly Bean Cupcakes with Tasty Treats Tuesday Link Up

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



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)


Step One

Follow your cake mix instructions.  (Skip to step


Mix dry ingredients from above recipe.

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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.

jelly bean


Mix jelly beans into the cake mix just prior to spooning into cupcake liners.

jelly bean


Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

jelly bean


Cool completely and finish off with icing and remaining jelly beans.

jelly bean

**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.**


Tasty Treats Link Up

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  1. Chris

    Thank you so much, for hosting! Your blog is just lovely1
    God bless!

    1. simplyhelpinghim

      Thank you! 🙂 Blessings!

  2. Gina

    my dh will love these. Jelly sweets and cake in one place. The kids won’t be totally against trying, either! lol

    1. simplyhelpinghim

      🙂 I hope they love it! As I said I recommend chopping the jelly beans into 4 pieces prior to stirring them in to prevent them from sinking to the bottom of the cupcakes. 🙂 Blessings!

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