After a 2 week break from working on the Pink Princess series, I bring you #21 of 28 cupcake designs inspired from The Pink Princess Cupcake Book! The cupcake itself is an idea from Hungry Girl, dropping the calories only to about 90 calories and just 2 grams of fat per cupcake (of course that is more than made up for with all of the toppings on this cupcake!)
1 box cake mix + 1 cup unsweetened applesauce + 1 cup of water= low cal/low fat cupcakes!
I used a small 12 cupcake size box of Duncan Hines, so everything is halved for that.
This method does make the cupcake a little more fragile, but if you don't put frosting on it, it is a great "under 100 calories" treat!
Ingredients for the cupcake design:
Teddy Graham Cookies
First, frost the cupcake. Second, top with marshmallows. Third, glue on Teddy Grahams in a ring around the marshmallows with frosting, adding additional marshmallows for the bears to lean against. The book has a slightly different method for the same result, it just wasn't working for me!
With a piping bag and tip 69, using a back and forth motion, pipe a ribbon around the teddy bears. This works best if you just add a couple bears at a time, so they don't fall over and it helps to seat belt the bears in!
I don't have a kitchen torch yet, so I used a candle lighter. I found it was best to
burn toast the marshmallows before adding the bears and frosting and then toasting the top marshamallows after.
This definitely wasn't as easy as it looked.
It was kind of a balancing act!
The Next Pink Princess Cupcake I will be making:
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