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    April Fools' Day Colorful Meatloaf 'cupcakes'

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    10 mins

    15 mins

    Celeste :)'s Note:

    The first surprise here: there's not a grain of sugar in these cupcakes. The second surprise: your kids will love them anyway. TIP: I just make mashed potatoes using the instant mashed potato flakes. It is smooth, and the food coloring mixes well with it.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    'cupcak ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Meatloaf

    Potato Frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oven to 375*. Line 12 muffin tin cups with foil bake cups.
    2. 2
      In a large bowl, mix together all of the meat loaf ingredients until well combined. Divide the mixture evenly among the lined cups (the liners should be about three quarters full).
    3. 3
      Place the filled muffin tins on cookie sheets and bake the 'cupcakes' for about 15 minutes or until cooked through.
    4. 4
      Divide the mashed potatoes among three small bowls and stir a few drops of food coloring into each batch to create blue, yellow, and pink 'frostings.' Spread a generous dollop on each 'cupcake.'.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 31, 2011

      55

      I made these last year for April Fools day, using my usual meatloaf recipe as the base. I told the kids we were having a backwards meal for April Fools day - dessert first. They believed it until they dug in - and thought it was a hoot! Gobbled them up anyway!

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    • on February 20, 2008

      This a a great recipe from FamilyFun.com. When I made these years back and put them on then table my kids thought they were having cake for dinner. Poor kids were disgusted when they realised what it was. LOL!

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    Nutritional Facts for April Fools' Day Colorful Meatloaf 'cupcakes'

    Serving Size: 1 (225 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 318.9
     
    Calories from Fat 133
    41%
    Total Fat 14.8 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 7.2 g
    36%
    Cholesterol 99.0 mg
    33%
    Sodium 604.9 mg
    25%
    Total Carbohydrate 22.2 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    6%
    Sugars 3.5 g
    14%
    Protein 23.2 g
    46%

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