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Football Pull Apart Cupcakes

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  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 24
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Team up cupcakes to create a winning play with a football party cake.
Created Jan 2, 2013
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  • 1 pkg Betty Crocker* SuperMoist* Cake Mix (any flavour)
  • Water, vegetable oil and eggs as called for on cake mix box
  • 2 containers Betty Crocker* Creamy Deluxe* Chocolate Frosting
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) candy-coated chocolate candies
  • 1 small tube white decorating icing


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF (325ºF for dark or non-stick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    Make and bake cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes, using water, oil and eggs. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pan to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Frost cupcakes with 1 container of frosting. On platter, arrange cupcakes in football shape. Using second container of frosting, pipe thick lines of frosting over football shape; spread to cover. Spoon remaining frosting into decorating bag; pipe border around edge of football. Sprinkle with candies. Pipe laces with white icing.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Get in the team spirit: Use candy-coated chocolate candies that match your team colours.
  • Tip 2
    Do Ahead: You can bake the cupcakes ahead. Freeze completely cooled and tightly covered cupcakes for up to two months.

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