Pineapple Cupcakes

Sweet treats that are so much fun to eat!

  • Prep time 20 min

  • Total time 32 min

  • Servings 24

  • Calories per serving 290

Nutrition Facts

You will need

  • 1

    can (8 oz.) DOLE® Crushed Pineapple

  • 1

    pkg. (2 layer) PILLSBURY White or Pineapple Flavored Cake Mix

  • 1

    pkg. (3.0 oz.) lemon flavor gelatin

  • 2

    eggs

  • 3/4

    cup water

  • 1/3

    cup vegetable oil

  • 1/2

    cup butter, softened

  • 6-1/2

    cups powdered sugar

  • 4 to 5

    tablespoons half and half or heavy cream

  • 1

    can (8 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices

Method

  • 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F.  Line muffin tins with cupcake liners.  

  • 2

    Stir together pineapple with juice, cake mix, gelatin, eggs, water, and oil in large bowl.  Spoon into muffin cups.

  • 3

    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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    Start timer
  • 4

    Cool completely on wire racks.

  • 5

    Drain pineapple slices and reserve juice.  Beat butter until light and creamy in large bowl.  Beat in powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons cream and 5 tablespoons reserved pineapple juice and pinch of salt.  Beat until smooth.  Add additional cream and pineapple juice to achieve desired consistency.

  • 6

    Pipe frosting on cupcakes.  Cut slices into quarters.  Garnish cupcakes with pineapple quarters, if desired.

  • 7

    Tip:  Pillsbury Cream Cheese Frosting can be used in place of cream cheese frosting.

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