Rain Drop Cupcakes

Recipe by Julie Bs Hive
READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 2 dozen


  • 1
    (18 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1
    (3 ounce) package Jello gelatin (blue)
  • 1
    (8 ounce) container thawed Cool Whip
  • cake decorating gel or colored crystal sugar


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare cake batter as directed on package. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin pan, filling each cup 1/2 full. Bake as directed on package. Cool cupcakes in pan 15 minutes, then pierce with two-pronged meat fork at 1/4 inch intervals.
  • Dissolve gelatin completely in boiling water. Gradually spoon over cupcakes. Refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. Frost with whipped topping. Draw umbrellas on cupcakes with decorating gel and sprinkle with sugar if desired.
  • Or, as mentioned in the heading, use an umbrella pick (for adults only)and serve these at showers, etc.