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WFMW: Make Cupcakes using a mix taste like scratch


Halloween Cupcakes

Look at these amazing cupcakes Sunshine and I made over the weekend!

They taste EVERY bit as good as they look – maybe even more!

What’s “so different” about these cupcakes you ask?

Did I make them from scratch?

NOOOO!

Then why do they TASTE like I made them from scratch?

Well, that little secret is what I’m going to share for this week’s

Works for Me Wednesday!

 how to use a box cake mix, but make them taste like homemade from scratch out of this world fabulous!

Do I have your attention NOW?

Look at this beauty! Can’t you just TASTE all of it’s deliciousness? {sigh}

So what’s the secret you say?

Click to get theThe Perfect Cupcake (using a mix)Recipe

 

The Perfect Cupcakes Work for ME!!

click over to We are THAT Family and see all of the other great tips on

Works for Me Wednesday!

 

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Comments

  1. 1
    Hoosier Homemade says:

    Wow! Those are amazing! You did a great job on the frosting. They look like a candy corn.
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Cupcake Tuesday!
    ~Liz

  2. 2
    Hoosier Homemade says:

    Wow! Those are amazing! You did a great job on the frosting. They look like a candy corn.
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Cupcake Tuesday!
    ~Liz

  3. 3
    Kelly @ The Miller Mix says:

    Great – now I'm drooling! They look so delicious.

  4. 4
    Kelly @ The Miller Mix says:

    Great – now I'm drooling! They look so delicious.

  5. 5

    I SO should NOT have read this post. Because now this page is bookmarked and I'm making cupcakes EXACTLY as written here tomorrow. :)

    Your cupcakes look delicious!!

  6. 6

    I SO should NOT have read this post. Because now this page is bookmarked and I'm making cupcakes EXACTLY as written here tomorrow. :)

    Your cupcakes look delicious!!

  7. 7

    Those look so yummy. I'm going to be trying this!

  8. 8

    Those look so yummy. I'm going to be trying this!

  9. 9
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    Oh, those ARE gorgeous! LOVE the candy corn frosting!!!

  10. 10
    bridget {bake at 350} says:

    Oh, those ARE gorgeous! LOVE the candy corn frosting!!!

  11. 11

    I'm gonna have to try this… when I get a new kitchen. I really really can't stand the kitchen in the villa and I'm soooooooooo ready to buy a house.

  12. 12

    I'm gonna have to try this… when I get a new kitchen. I really really can't stand the kitchen in the villa and I'm soooooooooo ready to buy a house.

  13. 13

    Girlfriend, those look smashing! And yes, I often use butter (but not for the school when we made 600 cupcakes… that would have killed our budget) and really, one of those little margarine squares melts up so handy… but yes, butter is the way to go! Mmmmm! Yours look delish!

    Well done to you and Sunshine both!

  14. 14

    Girlfriend, those look smashing! And yes, I often use butter (but not for the school when we made 600 cupcakes… that would have killed our budget) and really, one of those little margarine squares melts up so handy… but yes, butter is the way to go! Mmmmm! Yours look delish!

    Well done to you and Sunshine both!

  15. 15
    MOMMY-MOMO says:

    those look delish!!!!

  16. 16
    MOMMY-MOMO says:

    those look delish!!!!

  17. 17

    Cupcakes make my heart go pitter-patter! :)

  18. 18

    Cupcakes make my heart go pitter-patter! :)

  19. 19

    Thanks for the recipe tip! Cool Cupcakes.

  20. 20

    Thanks for the recipe tip! Cool Cupcakes.

  21. 21

    Ok, I know I already left a comment but I have to give an update! I did make the cupcakes like I said I wanted to, lol. :D They are in the oven right now and the batter turned out just as you described.

  22. 22

    Ok, I know I already left a comment but I have to give an update! I did make the cupcakes like I said I wanted to, lol. :D They are in the oven right now and the batter turned out just as you described.

  23. 23
    aforestfrolic says:

    Those look oh so de-licious ;-) Hmmm, maybe I'll try that for our Halloween themed Birthday party coming up. I use an ice cream scoop too for cupcakes…works like a charm! Thanks for the great recipe and decor idea, yay!

    Jamie :)

  24. 24
    aforestfrolic says:

    Those look oh so de-licious ;-) Hmmm, maybe I'll try that for our Halloween themed Birthday party coming up. I use an ice cream scoop too for cupcakes…works like a charm! Thanks for the great recipe and decor idea, yay!

    Jamie :)

  25. 25
    Amy @ Living Locurto says:

    These are awesome!!

  26. 26
    Amy @ Living Locurto says:

    These are awesome!!

  27. 27
    Eliza Welch says:

    Love those cupcakes!

    I really enjoyed looking around your lovely blog and would absolutely love it if you would stop by my blog!
    Eliza's Blog

  28. 28
    Eliza Welch says:

    Love those cupcakes!

    I really enjoyed looking around your lovely blog and would absolutely love it if you would stop by my blog!
    Eliza's Blog

  29. 29

    Oh, I am going to have to try these next weekend with my daughter. I have already made cookies and some other desserts this weekend.

  30. 30

    Oh, I am going to have to try these next weekend with my daughter. I have already made cookies and some other desserts this weekend.

  31. 31

    I have found this to be true! You have to mix it up a bit to activate the ingredients:-)

  32. 32

    I have found this to be true! You have to mix it up a bit to activate the ingredients:-)

  33. 33
    shopannies says:

    love those fall colored cupcakes

  34. 34
    shopannies says:

    love those fall colored cupcakes

  35. 35

    I’ve been wanting to make these and finally did yesterday-oh yum! so quick and easy! I blogged about it there http://7alltogether.blogspot.com/2010/11/i-heart-cupcakes.html

  36. 36
    Rikki-Dee says:

    I made these for bake sale and were a big hit. They were so pretty. I loved the bright colors and I topped mine with candy corn.

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