We dreamed up this idea a couple weeks ago and have been anxiously awaiting the opportunity to execute it. We decided to make mini-cupcakes with a surprise inside! The surprise? A cookie! We made strawberry cupcakes with a Nilla Wafer baked into the bottom and Valentines Fun-Fetti cupcakes with a mini Oreo baked into the bottom. They are so cute and delicious–it’s like a yummy little crust at the bottom of the cake!
We learned a lot about mini cupcakes today: 1) bake them at around 325 for 18 minutes; 2) one box of cake mix will make 72 mini cupcakes; and 3) one canister of frosting will frost 72 mini cupcakes.
So, after I tied on the apron I made in the 7th grade and queueing up Frank Sinatra, we rocked out 12 dozen mini cupcakes. 12 DOZEN. Needless to say, we are taking a ton to work and making Valentine’s deliveries to family friends!
Thank you, morning sunshine, for making my pics turn out great!