Funfetti Cupcakes

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Mimi in Maine

These are truly fun to make and fun for kids to eat and it is a good cake recipe that starts with a cake mix. They have brightly colored rainbow sprinkles inside and brightly colored dots on the frosting of your choice. I like Butter Cream Icing (Buttercream Frosting) by Marg (CaymanDesigns). For a patriotic holiday you could use red, white, and blue sprinkles, or for another holiday the color that represents it.

Top Review by bmcnichol

My ten year old and I made these. I followed the recipe exactly as written. Next time I think I would cut back on the butter a bit. It also didn't say in the directions how high to fill the cupcake papers so I filled them 3/4's of the way full and they poured out over the sides and all over my oven. Next time I would only fill about half way. Mine also took longer to cook. Mine took about 23 minutes to cook. They were fun to make and yummy.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • CAKE

  • 1 (18 1/4 ounce) package white cake mix (I use Duncan Hines)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 12 cup butter (melted)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 12 cup candy sprinkles


  1. Mix all the ingredients (EXCEPT for the sprinkles) together in large bowl.
  2. Fold in sprinkles.
  3. Put cupcake papers in pan and lightly spray.
  4. Fill the papers 2/3 to 3/4 full and bake at 350 degrees for about 15-20 minutes or till done.
  5. Let cool and frost and sprinkle with more sprinkles.

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