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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

Servings: 12 cupcakes

Twinkie Cupcakes

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
 
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.

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

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and place cupcake foils 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!
Nutrition Facts
Twinkie Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 527 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 393mg17%
Potassium 46mg1%
Carbohydrates 72g24%
Sugar 51g57%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Twinkie Cupcakes

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2 comments

  1. For the Twinkie cupcakes, the shortening used- is it crisco type shortening or butter you used?