Earth Day Cupcakes

Total Time:
33 mins
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
18 mins
12 servings
Dish Size:
Muffin pan
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April 21, 2016


  • 1 box blue velvet cake mix
  • egg and oil for cake mix
  • 1 (16 ounce) can vanilla frosting
  • blue food dye
  • 6 ounces green candy melts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. 
  3. Fill 12 muffin cups 3/4 full with batter. You may need to bake these in two batches. 
  4. Bake according to package instructions. Cool completely. 
  5. For the frosting, mix a few drops of blue food coloring into the vanilla frosting until you reach the desired shade of blue. Spread on top of cupcakes. 
  6. Melt green candy melts in the microwave and spread over frosting in shapes that resemble the globe. 
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