Friday, 25 January 2013

neapolitan cupcakes

I would classify these cupcakes as the world's... pinkest-looking cupcakes. Don't they look so pink and adorable and cute? And these aren't even iced yet! You need to see the insides too because they're so marble-y and cute-looking:

They look like a lot of work, no?

Well, good news peeps. They're not! And all that is thanks to my good friend, Mrs Crocker.

Betty made my life a whole lot easier as you can see. All you have to do is follow the directions on the boxes, making them in separate bowls of course.  Line your muffin tin with pattypans, then starting with the chocolate, put a spoonful of batter in each pattypan.

Told you they were all pink and cute-looking! I added a little bit of pink food gel to the mixture to make it a bit more pink. I love my food colourful.

Then in the oven they went. I baked them at 180C for about 20 minutes.

They rose up a bit higher than I had hoped they would, though - they ended up like mountain-peaks. I was envisioning plateaus instead.

But that's okay, because I liked how they turned out.

Ahhnnd here's the inside ...with a lame excuse for a nice-looking bite mark.

I was hoping they'd be two distinct layers but I ended up with the marbled look instead. I think I
liked it better this way though!

I followed this recipe pretty much word-for-word, except for the cream cheese frosting bit. I just used the frosting that came in the cake mix box and it worked a treat!


  1. I would classify them as... delicious.

  2. Thanks for linking these up at Creations by Kara last week. They look pretty and so yummy! I will be featuring them tomorrow. :)

  3. What a great idea! :) Pinning!

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  4. OH.JUST.WOW! :O This is the BEST looking thing on your blog! (besides you! ;) DID THEY TASTE AS YUMMY AS THEY LOOK?! :D

  5. These are really cute! They would be great for a birthday party...the children would love it:) Thanks for sharing!

  6. These are so pretty
    I have not doubt they're also super delicious :)

  7. Hi~ Dropping by from Marvelous Mondays! Your cupcakes are so cute and they look delicious! Now following on GFC! Stop by for a visit some time:) Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines

  8. Looks so decorative and yummy!! Thank you so much for participating and sharing it at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase Party!


  9. Oh my gosh! SUCH a great idea! Thanks for sharing! I'm going to have to try this one!


  10. Hello - great idea! Why haven't I thought of Neapolitan Cupcakes? Awesome! I would love you to link this recipe up at our link party. It is open through March 1 & is all chocolate! . Thanks!

  11. These are so pretty. What a simple way to make something special! :)
    Thank you for sharing your idea.

    Have a great weekend!

  12. These look so cute. I'd love for you to link them up at my link party :D

  13. Show and Tell Saturday is still going strong at Sassy Little Lady! I'd love to have you join the party! :)


  14. I haven't seen that new cupcake flavor yet! I love neapolitan flavor and these sound yummy! BTW - I have an iPad KIC Mount giveaway going on right now if you would like to come enter.

  15. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week; I hope you’ll join us again!

    Kathy Shea Mormino

    The Chicken Chick

  16. Oh yum! These look so good, and so cute! Thanks for linking up at the "Sweet & Savoury Sunday" link party! Hope to see you there later this week! :)

  17. Such a yummy and cute idea! Thanks for linking up this post to The Best Blog Recipe’s Weekend re-Treat #7!

    I know I’m running a little bit behind in pinning but I wanted to stop by and pin your image to My Link Parties Craft/DIY & Recipe Boards while I was here.

    Hope to see you link up again at the party this weekend!


  18. Looks so delicious! Thank you for sharing it at SHOW-licous Craft Showcase!


  19. These look really good and of course, I had to look at them when I am craving something sweet. You are today's Dare to Share Feature of the Day.


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