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Easy Twinkie Cupcakes

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I’m crazy about these Twinkie cupcakes! I have loved Twinkies since I was a kid (they’re just so nostalgic, aren’t they?) and these taste just like them.

Twinkie Cupcakes

Twinkie Cupcakes

Ingredients:

  • 1 box of Yellow Cake Mix
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3/4 of a cup of Oil
  • 1 small box of Vanilla Instant Pudding
  • 3/4 of a cup of Water
  • 1/2 a cup of Shortening
  • 1 cup of Marshmallow Creme
  • 2 cups of Powdered Sugar
  • 4 teaspoons of Milk
  • 1 teaspoon of Vanilla

Twinkie Cupcakes

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place cupcake liners into your cupcake pan.
  2. Place your cake mix, eggs, oil, instant pudding, and water into a mixing bowl and mix until smooth.
  3. Fill cupcake foils about 3/4 of the way full.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes and let cool.
  5. Place your shortening, marshmallow, sugar, milk, and vanilla into a mixing bowl and mix until smooth.
  6. Cut a slit in the middle of each cupcake.
  7. I used a medicine syringe, filled it with the filling, and filled each cupcake center.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Twinkie Cupcakes

Twinkie Cupcakes

Twinkie Cupcakes

Published By Jill
I’m crazy about these Twinkie cupcakes! I have loved Twinkies since I was a kid (they’re just so nostalgic, aren’t they?) and these taste just like them.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cupcakes
Calories 527 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 3/4 cup Oil
  • 1 box Vanilla Instant Pudding
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 1 cup Marshmallow Creme
  • 2 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 4 teaspoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place cupcake foils into your cupcake pan.
  • Place your cake mix, eggs, oil, instant pudding, and water into a mixing bowl and mix until smooth.
  • Fill cupcake foils about 3/4 of the way full.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and let cool.
  • Place your shortening, marshmallow, sugar, milk, and vanilla into a mixing bowl and mix until smooth.
  • Cut a slit in the middle of each cupcake.
  • I used a medicine syringe, filled it with the filling, and filled each cupcake center.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 527kcalCarbohydrates: 72gProtein: 4gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 70mgSodium: 393mgPotassium: 46mgSugar: 51gVitamin A: 100IUCalcium: 103mgIron: 1.2mg
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For the Twinkie cupcakes, the shortening used- is it crisco type shortening or butter you used?

Crisco!

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