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  • 1 box Funfetti cake mix
  • Eggs, vegetable oil and water needed to prepare cake mix
  • Vanilla frosting - store bought or your favorite recipe
  • 25 - 30 large marshmallows
  • Nonpareils, sprinkles or colored sugar
  • M&Ms (I used the Easter M&Ms)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place a paper baking cup into each of the cups of the muffin pan.
  3. Prepare cake mix as directed on box using the ingredients needed.
  4. Fill each muffin cup about ⅔ full.
  5. Bake as directed on cake mix box. Cool completely.
  6. Frost cupcakes with frosting.
  7. Dampen a kitchen shears with some water and cut the marshmallows into slices (figure 5 slices for each cupcake).
  8. Sprinkle each slice with nonpareils, sprinkles or colored sugar.
  9. Arrange the slices on the cupcakes in a flower shape (see notes below).

Tip: Use your fingers to pinch the end of the marshmallow while placing near the center of the cupcake.

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