Winter Tree Cupcakes

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Winter Tree Cupcakes

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    Ice cream cones are good for more than just filling with ice cream. Use them to make these adorable Christmas cupcakes.

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    Ingredients
    Serves 24
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    1(18.25 oz) box Hy-Vee white cake mix
    3egg whites
    ½ c.Hy-Vee vegetable oil
    1 ¼ c.water
    Clear sanding sugar, as needed
    2(16 oz each) containers Hy-Vee creamy white frosting, divided
    Green food coloring, as needed
    24sugar ice cream cones
    Cake decorating pearls

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      Directions

      1. Line muffin pans with cupcake liners. Prepare cake mix with egg whites, vegetable oil and water; bake cupcakes according to package directions; cool completely.
      2. Place clear sanding sugar in a small saucer; set aside.
      3. Spread cupcake tops with frosting, then roll in clear sanding sugar. Mix remaining frosting with food coloring to reach desired shade of green.

      4. Place an ice cream cone on top of each cupcake. Fill decorating bag fitted with small star tip with green frosting. Cover ice cream cone with frosting making a tree. Finish with edible pearls.

      Nutrition facts

      Servings

      330 Calories per serving

      Amounts Per Serving

      • Total Fat: 14g
      • Cholesterol: 5mg
      • Sodium: 190mg
      • Total Carbohydrates: 51g
      • Protein: 2g

      Daily Values

      0%
      Vitamin A 0%
      0%
      Vitamin C 0%
      0%
      Iron 4%
      0%
      Calcium 2%

      Recipe Source:

      Hy-Vee weekly ad from the week of December 2, 2015.