Seedling Cupcakes

These cupcakes are almost as cute as they are delicious, and they make the perfect treat to celebrate Earth Day!

Serves: 8Prep: 5 minutesCook: 40 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1 box (3.9 oz.) instant chocolate pudding
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 3⁄4 cup water
  • 3⁄4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips (optional)
  • 1 can Kroger® Rich & Creamy Chocolate Fudge Frosting
  • 1 package (14.3 oz.) Oreo® Cookies, for topping
  • Fondant leaves or gummy worms, for topping


  • Follow the directions on the cake mix package, mixing the ingredients in a large bowl until combined.
  • Fill cupcake liners ¾ full with batter and bake at 350°F for 20 minutes or until the cupcake top bounces back after pressure is applied.
  • Frost with chocolate frosting and dip the top of the cupcake in crushed cookies; top with the fondant leaf to serve as a seedling. If desired, add a gummy worm or two.