Picture-Perfect Cupcakes

Picture-Perfect Cupcakes
Yield: 24 cupcakes


  • 1 box (18.25 ounces) devil's-food cake mix
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cans (12 ounces each) whipped vanilla frosting
  • Green icing color
  • Yellow icing color
  • White nonpareils
  • Photo flags

Make It

1. Prepare cupcake batter using cake mix, 1 cup buttermilk, 1/3 cup oil, and 4 eggs. Bake as directed on box. Let cupcakes cool completely.

2. Transfer each can of frosting to a bowl. Using icing colors, tint one bowl pale green and one pale yellow. Using a small metal spatula, frost cupcakes. Roll edges of cupcakes in nonpareils. Insert a photo flag into the center of each cupcake.