Devilish cupcakes

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24 cupcakes

Devilish cupcakes

Andreas Trauttmansdorff


  • 515-g pkg devil's food cake mix
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 450-g container vanilla or chocolate frosting
  • yellow and red food colouring , optional


  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Lightly oil two 12-cup muffin pans or line with paper cups. Prepare and bake cupcakes according to package directions using water, oil and eggs. Cool before icing.
  • For orange icing, scrape vanilla frosting into a bowl. Stir in generous drops of yellow and a few drops of red food colouring until bright orange. If you prefer, simply use chocolate icing. Spread a teaspoonful (5 mL) of frosting over each cupcake. Add orange sprinkles, if you wish.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 180,
  • Protein
  • 2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.2 g,
  • Fat
  • 10.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 194 mg.

These cupcakes are fun for the whole family. The scary part is how easy they are to make. They start with a mix and store-bought icing. So bake away!