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Cereal Fruity Pebbles Cupcakes

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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12


Ingredients for the Cupcakes:

  • 1 stick butter (softened)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 package 3.4-ounce instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 cup Fruity Pebbles Cereal

Ingredients for the Frosting:

  • 1 ½ sticks butter (softened)
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 3 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoon vanilla coffee creamer
  • Pink food coloring
  • 3 tablespoon crushed Fruity Pebbles Cereal


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin pan and line with cupcake liners
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the four, pudding and baking powder and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the sugar and butter. Beat on medium speed for 1 minute and then on high speed for 2 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating the first for one minute, before adding the next and beating that egg for one minute before adding in the vanilla. Mix 1 minute.
  • Slowing mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and beat on low speed until mixed together. Fold in the cereal until mix into the batter.
  • Fill muffin cups 2/3 with batter and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool 5 minutes before moving to cooling rack.
  • Allow to cool completely before frosting.
  • For the cupcakes
    In a large mixing bowl, add the butter and shortening. Beat on medium speed for 1 minute and then on high speed for 2 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  • Add in 1 cup of powdered sugar and beat on medium speed for 1 minute. Add in the creamer. Slowly add in the rest of the powdered sugar until the frosting forms stiff peaks.
  • Add in food coloring until you reach the desired color.
  • Add frosting to the piping bag and frost the cupcakes. Sprinkle the crushed cereal.
  • Enjoy!
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