OHHHHHH man. I haven't made these in a while, and they were looooooooonnnnnnnnggg over due! These little yum yums are delightful!
A touch of citrus...
A touch of cream....
mouthful of GOODNESS
What you need:
1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) JELL-O Lemon Flavor Instant Pudding
1-1/3 cups Sour Cream, divided
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup oil
2 Tbsp. orange zest
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tub COOL WHIP, thawed
1 can (11 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained
What you do:
-HEAT oven to 350°F.
-BEAT cake mix, dry pudding mix, 1 cup sour cream, water, oil, eggs and orange zest in large bowl with mixer on low speed 1 min.; scrape bowl. Beat on medium speed 2 min. Pour into lined cupcake pan
-BAKE as directed on box for cupcakes or until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool cupcakes in pans 10 min. Gently remove pans. Cool cupcakes completely.
-BEAT remaining sour cream and powdered sugar in large bowl with whisk until well blended. Stir in COOL WHIP.
-Ice cupcakes and garnish with mandarin oranges. (I put my topping in a ziploc, snip off the tip, and squeeze out my icing onto the cupcakes. Makes it a quick process!) Keep refrigerated.
-makes 24 cupcakes
These are great for spring and summer!