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Gender Reveal Cupcakes

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 12

Gender reveal parties are all the rage. Now you can do it cupcake style. Take a bite to see if the filling is blue or pink representing a boy or a girl. ...MORE+ LESS-

Girl Who Ate Everything
December 30, 2014

Ingredients

1
(15.4 ounce) Betty Crocker™ FUN da-Middles™ chocolate cupcake mix with creamy vanilla filling (and water, oil, and eggs called for on the package)
Red or blue food coloring
1/2
cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/3
cup heavy cream
Pink and blue plastic pacifiers and plastic baby booties (optional)
Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (optional)

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F and line a cupcake pan with 12 cupcake liners.
  • 2
    Take the creamy vanilla filling and place it in a small bowl. Add 1-2 drops of red (for a girl) or blue (for a boy) food coloring and mix well. Place colored filling in a small Ziploc bag and seal.
  • 3
    Make cupcake batter according to package directions. Fill each cupcake liner 1/3 of the way with batter.
  • 4
    Cut off the corner of your bag holding the filling and pipe filling (about a tablespoon) in the center of each cupcake making sure not to touch the sides. Cover the filling with the remaining cupcake batter.
  • 5
    Bake for 20-25 minutes and let cool.
  • 6
    While cupcakes are cooling, prepare the chocolate ganache frosting. In a small bowl, heat the cream in the microwave for a minute. Place chocolate chips in a small bowl and pour the hot cream over the chocolate chips letting it sit for a minute to melt. Stir the cream and chocolate together. Be patient, it will take a while to incorporate. Once it's fully blended and smooth set aside to let cool for at least five minutes. The chocolate will get thicker as it sits.
  • 7
    Once cupcakes are cool, dip the top of each cupcake in the ganache and let ganache set. You can speed up the process by placing them in the refrigerator.
  • 8
    Once the cupcakes have set, garnish with blue and pink baby trinkets such as plastic pacifiers or booties.
  • 9
    You may want to decorate some of the cupcakes with question marks. To do this just place the vanilla frosting in a Ziploc bag and cut off the corner. Pipe on a question mark.
 

Nutrition Information

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