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Pinata Cupcakes

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Cinco de Mayo is in just a few weeks and we have a sweet treat that will make a fun addition to your Spanish celebrations- Pinata Cupcakes!

Easy Pinata Cupcakes

Piñata Cupcakes

I have made these piñata cupcakes several times now- they are fun to serve, tasty to eat, and they are also really easy to prepare! (That’s my kind of recipe!!)

Can you imagine the look on your kids faces when they unsuspectingly bite into these? There will probably be a second or two of confusion wondering what they just bit into, but surely happy smiles and laughter will follow! Piñata cupcakes can be used for any occasion and filled with any small candies. Here is how to make them:

Pinata Cupcake Directions

Easy Piñata Cupcakes

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Easy Piñata Cupcakes

Cinco de Mayo is in just a few weeks and we have a sweet treat that will make a fun addition to your Spanish celebrations- Pinata Cupcakes!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cinco de mayo, cupcakes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 250 kcal

Ingredients

  • Funfetti cake mix & ingredients from the back of the box
  • Vanilla frosting
  • Sprinkles
  • Mini chocolate candies I used mini M&Ms

Instructions

  1. Bake cupcakes according to directions on the back of the box. Let cool completely.
  2. Using a small knife, cut holes into centers of each cupcake, saving the cut out portion for step 4.
  3. Fill center of cupcakes with miniature chocolate candies.
  4. Cut off top half of the removed portion of cupcakes and replace onto cupcakes, covering the candies.
  5. Frost and garnish with sprinkles.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Piñata Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Serve and enjoy!

Pinata Cupcakes

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