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Jello cake (or poke cake) has always been one of my favorites. Learn how to make Lime Vanilla Poke Cake Cupcakes with buttercream frosting. These scrumptious cupcakes bring just a hint of green for a festive St Patricks Day or any day really.

Lime Vanilla Poke Cake Cupcakes

Learn how to make Lime Vanilla Poke Cake Cupcakes, kinda like Jello cake, with buttercream frosting. These scrumptious cupcakes bring just a hint of green for a festive St Patrick's Day or any day really.
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Course: Cakes & Cupcakes
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Mel Lockcuff

Ingredients

Poke Cake Cupcakes:

Instructions

  • Mix cake mix and bake according to package directions.
  • When fully baked, remove from oven and let cool 15-20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, mix Jello with boiling water; then add cold water, mixing well.
  • Poke top middle of each cupcake with fork, 4-5 times.
  • Slowly pour 3-4 spoons of Jello mixture over middle of each cupcake, careful to not let it run over the sides.
  • Allow cupcakes to finish cooling.
  • Mix all ingredients for buttercream frosting.
  • Top each cupcake with frosting.
  • Chill cupcakes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Recipe adapted from Kraft Gelatin Poke Cake Recipe.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 165mg | Sugar: 29g
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