Leprechaun Cupcakes

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These green snacks are too cute for words! They’re easy to whip up for a St. Patrick’s Day party.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) white cake mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 2 packages (3.9 oz.) pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 1 container (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed
  • ½ cup chopped pistachios

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups. Set aside.
  • Mix cake mix, eggs, oil, soda, and 1 package pudding mix in a large bowl. Beat together for 3 minutes with an electric beater set on medium speed. Fill muffin cups ½ full. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely. Remove from muffin pan.
  • Mix remaining package pudding mix and milk for 2 minutes using electric mixer on low speed. Fold in whipped topping.
  • Frost cupcakes, top with pistachios, and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) white cake mix
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 2 packages (3.9 oz.) pistachio instant pudding mix
  • 1½ cups whole milk
  • 1 container (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed
  • ½ cup chopped pistachios

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a muffin tin with paper baking cups. Set aside.
  • Mix cake mix, eggs, oil, soda, and 1 package pudding mix in a large bowl. Beat together for 3 minutes with an electric beater set on medium speed. Fill muffin cups ½ full. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely. Remove from muffin pan.
  • Mix remaining package pudding mix and milk for 2 minutes using electric mixer on low speed. Fold in whipped topping.
  • Frost cupcakes, top with pistachios, and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories240
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium240mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars15g
Protein3g