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Cupcakes and frosting made with jello



  • 1 package (2 layer size) yellow cake mix or yellow cake mix with pudding in the mix
  • 1 package (4 serving size) Jell-o gelatin, any flavor
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) boiling water
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) cold water
  • 6 tbsp (90 ml) margarine or butter, softened
  • 3 cups (700 ml) powdered sugar
  • Prepare cake mix as directed on package for cupcakes, cool 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, measure about 4 tbsp (60 ml) of the gelatin and dissolve in 1/2 cup (125 ml) of the boiling water.
  • Add cold water.
  • Cut a small x in center of each cupcake and carefully pour gelatin into the cuts.
  • Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  • Dissolve remaining gelatin in remaining 1/4 cup (60 ml) boiling water.
  • Beat margarine until light and fluffy, add part of the sugar gradually, blending after each addition.
  • Add remaining sugar alternately with gelatin mixture, beating until smooth (Blend in a little hot water if frosting is too stiff).
  • Spread on tops of cupcakes.
If this is not quite what you are looking for there are all sorts of Jell-o recipes at www.jello.com.

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