Our valentine’s treat–Mandarin Orange cupcakes with pineapple icing
I found the original recipe online somewhere, but we’ve made a few changes…so here’s our version:
1 yellow cake mix, 3 eggs, 2/3 cup oil, 1 can of mandarin oranges, undrained.
Mix those all together and pour into muffin tin. Bake at 350 for about 18 minutes.
The topping makes enough for 2 or 3 batches, so you could half the recipe, but then you’d have to find another use for half a can of crushed pineapple. I just make it all and freeze it til the next time we want them.
1 large tub Cool Whip ( I usually use cool whip lite), 1 large instant vanilla pudding mix, 1 t vanilla extract, 1 can crushed pinapple undrained
Mix those all together and spread on top when cool. Voila!
The strawberry hearts are completely optional 😉