Christmas Santa Cupcakes

READY IN: 21mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6 cupcakes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (9 ounce) box jiffy golden yellow cake mix
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 1
  • 12
    cup water
  • 1
    tablespoon red food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes.
  • Pour evenly into 6 large muffin tins (about 1/2 cup batter each or half-full).
  • Bake for 16-20 minutes (until a toothpick comes out clean).
  • Let cool.
  • Cover with red frosting. Add white frosting around the top edge. Stick in plastic black Santa boots (you can find them at most crafts store).
  • I was really happy with these - but my son said they are a little cruel to Santa -- .
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