Pink Peppermint Cupcake

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  • Published Jun 27th
  • Ready In1h
  • Servings24
  • Calories202
This is a great recipe for Christmas-time and is sweet with candy.

Pink Peppermint Cupcake Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pink Peppermint Cupcake for 24 servings:

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 dash red food coloring, or as desired (optional)
  • 1 (16 ounce) package vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies

Pink Peppermint Cupcake Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In1h

To cook Pink Peppermint Cupcake, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pink Peppermint Cupcake is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Pink Peppermint Cupcake within 1 hour . The following are the steps to cook Pink Peppermint Cupcake easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line muffin cups with paper or aluminum foil liners.
  2. 2 Beat cake mix, water, egg whites, butter, peppermint extract, and food coloring together in a bowl using an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds. Increase speed to medium and continue to beat until smooth, scraping down sides as needed, about 2 minutes. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling about 3/4-full.
  3. 3 Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 to 22 minutes. Rotate tins halfway through the baking process to promote even baking. Transfer cupcakes to a wire rack to cool completely.
  4. 4 Frost cupcakes with vanilla frosting and top with crushed candies.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 202 calories; 6.4 grams of fat; 34.6 grams of carbohydrates; 1.4 gram of protein; 3 milligrams of cholesterol; 193 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 14th 2017

    I used this recipe to make my mini cupcakes I doubled it because I was making them for my kids classes. FYI it made 115 mini cupcakes whoops. Delicious just enough peppermint.

  2. Jan 8th 2017

    This was a very light and delicious cupcake! I iced it with a chocolate icing and I garnished them with little peppermint candies! They were a big hit!

  3. Feb 10th 2016

    These cupcakes were the best I've ever had EVER!