Earth Day Cupcakes




Total Time: 33 mins

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 18 mins

Yield: 12 servings

Dish Size: Muffin pan




  • 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. Prepare cake batter according to package directions. 
  2. Fill 12 muffin cups ¾ full with batter. You may need to bake these in two batches. 
  3. Bake in a preheated 350ºF oven according to package instructions. Cool completely. 
  4. For frosting, mix a few drops of blue food coloring into vanilla frosting until you reach the desired shade of blue. Spread on top of cupcakes. 
  5. Melt green candy melts in the microwave and spread over frosting in shapes that resemble a globe.