Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) chocolate cake mix

  2. 1 cup cold milk

  3. 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix

  4. 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

  5. Pastel sprinkles

  6. Black shoestring licorice, cut into 2-inch pieces

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Butterfly Cupcakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home Prepare and bake cake mix according to package directions for cupcakes; cool completely. Slice off the top fourth of each cupcake; cut the slices in half and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk the milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes (mixture will be thick). Fold in whipped topping. Spoon 2 tablespoons pudding mixture onto each cupcake.

  3. For wings, place two reserved cupcake halves, rounded edges together, in pudding mixture. Gently press sprinkles into wings (cupcakes should be moist enough for candy to stick). For antennae, insert two licorice pieces into each cupcake. Yield: 2 dozen.


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