Watermelon Cupcakes

Watermelon Cupcakes: Sink your teeth into these cupcakes that look and taste just like a watermelon! They’re the cutest and most delicious summer cupcakes around.

Watermelon Cupcakes

Looking for a cute but easy summer dessert for picnics? Consider my Watermelon Cupcakes.


They have a wonderful watermelon flavor. They’re also studded with chocolate chips and topped with green buttercream frosting to resemble an actual watermelon! nomnom!

 

Watermelon Cupcakes
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Serves: 24 Cupcakes
 
Sink your teeth into these cupcakes that look and taste just like a watermelon. The cutest and most delicious summer cupcake around.
Ingredients
  • For the Watermelon Cupcakes
  • 1 Box of White Cake Mix + Ingredients Called For On The Package
  • 1 Cup Mini Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Package of Watermelon Jello
  • Red and Yellow Food Coloring
  • For The Buttercream Frosting
  • 1 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 3 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Whole Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • Green Food Coloring
Instructions
  1. For The Cupcakes
  2. Preheat oven and line a cupcake pan with paper liners.
  3. Prepare batter according to package directions. Stir in jello mix. Stir in red food coloring. Stir in a little yellow food coloring until you reach your desired shade of pink.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips.
  5. Fill cupcake liners ~2/3 of the way full and bake according to package directions.
  6. For the Frosting
  7. Cream butter until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla.
  8. Gradually add powdered sugar a little at a time. Add milk as needed.
  9. Spread or pipe frosting onto cupcakes.

 

Watermelon Cupcakes

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  1. I love the flavor of watermelon during summer. The cupcakes are great! Your color combination is so vibrant. Lovely!