How could I resist this cute Cupcake Party Pack Set when I saw it at Target?
Green, Pink, and Purple Googly-Eyed Monster Cupcakes that I made a couple weeks ago. A couple days later when I was in Target there was only 1 set left and that is when I knew I had to get them! I hate when I let stuff like that pass me by and then it just isn't there! The set is by Wilton for Target. It contains 48 liners (2 designs) and 48 picks (4 designs) for $4.99, so that's a pretty good deal and they are super cute!
With the idea in my head, I did a Google search for "Nerds Cupcakes" and came up with many, mostly using Rainbow Nerds. Some just had the Nerds on top, others had the Nerds inside, which is what I wanted to do. The problem I read was that the Nerds sink to the bottom and leave a gooey mess. I knew just how to fix this! For the cupcake, to prevent the Nerds from settling to the bottom during baking, I knew I needed a thick batter, so I turn to one of my favorite thick batter recipes: Martha Stewart- Yellow Cupcakes. This recipe makes 12 cupcakes and they are great for when you need a thicker batter. After the batter was mixed, I colored it a light orange and stirred in 1/4 cup of Spooky Nerds. A 6-ounce box of Nerds is 3/4 cup. I reserved the other 1/2 cup to sprinkle on top, which was way more than enough for 12 cupcakes!
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