Watermelon Cupcakes
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Watermelon Cupcakes topped with homemade buttercream! These fluffy vanilla cupcakes are bursting with juicy pockets of watermelon and the hot pink frosting is so pretty and delicious. These are the perfect summer cupcake recipe!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 24
  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 small box (3.4 oz) watermelon flavored jello
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 4 large eggs, brought to room temperature
  • Pink food coloring, optional
  • ¾ cup mini chocolate chips plus more for decoration
  • Buttercream frosting of your choice for topping cupcakes
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and add cupcake liners to cupcake/muffin pan
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cake mix and watermelon jello mix
  3. Add eggs, milk, and canola/vegetable oil
  4. Mix until completely smooth
  5. If using food coloring, add a few drops and mix until desired shade of pink
  6. Fold in the mini chocolate chips
  7. Divide batter into cupcake liners
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
  9. Cool completely on a wire rack
  10. Decorate with frosting of your choice and add mini chocolate chips
Recipe by Wishes and Dishes at https://wishesndishes.com/watermelon-cupcakes/