Fruity Pebbles Cupcake – A Cereal Treat

A monkey on a cupcake

These cupcakes are fun, colorful, and just a party on a plate. Seriously, who could resist that? Besides having Fruity Pebbles grace the top of your frosted beauties, some is used inside the cupcake batter to make a tasty homestyle version of a FunFetti cake mix.

1 1/2 C flour 1/2 tbsp baking powder 1/8 tsp sea salt 1/2 C milk 2 egg whites 1 tsp vanilla extract 6 tbsp unsalted sweet cream butter, softened 1 C sugar 1/2 C Fruity Pebbles Cereal


– Preheat oven to 350 degrees. – Line your cupcake pan with cupcake liners. – In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. – In a small bowl, whisk together milk, egg whites, and vanilla. – In a standing mixer, beat butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.

– With mixer on low speed, add dry ingredients and milk mixture alternately beginning and ending with dry ingredients, beating until combined. – Mix in the Fruity Pebbles Cereal – Scoop the batter into the cupcake liner filling about 3/4 full – Bake in the oven for 21 minutes – Let cool completely on a wire rack

1 1 C unsalted butter, softened 3 1/2 C powder sugar 2 tbsp heavy cream 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 piping bag with a large star tip wooden spoons for decoration, optional Fruity Pebbles, for topping


– Using the standing mixer, beat butter and powder sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy. – With the mixer on low speed, gradually add heavy cream and vanilla, beating just until creamy and stiff peaks form. – Scoop the frosting into the piping bag and frost the cupcakes. – Sprinkle with the Fruity Pebbles Cereal before the frosting dries.  -We just garnished them with a faux wooden spoon a half a tongue depressor would work well too!

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