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Flutterby Butterfly Cupcakes

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“This would be a very cute idea for a spring class party at school or for a warm weather birthday!”
24 cupcakes

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 510.29 g package white cake mix
  • 3 eggs (or whatever package specifies)
  • 78.78 ml oil (or whatever package specifies)
  • 78.78 ml water (or whatever package specifies)
  • 453.59 g container vanilla frosting
  • green food coloring
  • 48 small pretzels
  • white candy coating, pieces melted
  • colored sprinkles
  • red licorice string


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place liners in muffin pans; set aside.
  3. Prepare cake mix following package directions for 24 cupcakes.
  4. Spoon batter into baking cups. Bake as directed. Cool.
  5. Tint frosting with green food color; frost cupcakes.
  6. For each butterfly, dip 2 mini pretzels in melted white candy coating.
  7. Place on wax paper wax paper with rounded sides of pretzels touching.
  8. Drizzle more candy coating between pretzels.
  9. Sprinkle with colored sprinkles.
  10. For antenna, insert 2 pieces of licorice into candy coating.
  11. When coating has hardened, stand butterfly on top of cupcake.

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