If you love to bake, we know you'll want to find the perfect recipe as the weather warms up. And what better cupcake for summer than these watermelon cupcakes? A little tangy and a little sweet, this recipe is sure to wow your family, friends and guests. Take them on a picnic and watch them laugh out loud!
1. Watermelon funfetti sprinkles cupcake recipe: ingredients and utensils
Ingredients: 1 box white cake mix, 1 small box (3.4 oz) watermelon flavored jelly, 1 cup buttermilk or milk, ½ cup oil, 4 large eggs, pink food coloring, optional: ½ cup mini chocolate chips and more Frosting sprinkles for decoration. If you're looking for a from-scratch recipe, try adding the jelly mix to our vanilla cupcake recipe. Utensils and more: cupcake liners, cake pans, large mixing bowls, toothpicks, wire racks, piping bags.
How to make watermelon sprinkles cupcakes? Preheat the oven to 350°F or the temperature on the cake mix box instructions, then add the cupcake liners to the pan. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the cake flour and watermelon jelly. Add eggs, buttermilk and oil. Blend until completely smooth. If using food coloring, add a few drops and mix until desired color is achieved.
Fold in chocolate chips. Divide batter among cupcake liners. Bake at 350°F for 12 to 14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Garnish with icing sugar of your choice and add mini chocolate chips on top.
2. Watermelon funfetti sprinkles cupcake recipe: decorating tips
If you're looking for some inspiration for your watermelon cake recipe, you're in luck! We've rounded up some decorating ideas for you here. As we said above, we chose to use icing sugar to decorate the cake. For sugar, there is no fixed choice, you can choose what you like, or match the cake. Since we're making watermelon cupcakes, let's decorate with watermelon icing, or opt for light green icing. You can use green sugar granules to make it look like individual green seeds. Of course, you don't have to use green sugar granules, you can also use sugar beads. Did you like this watermelon cupcake recipe? If you like it, give it a try.