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White-Frosted Cupcakes

Total Time
34 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
19 min
Serves
24
Difficulty
Easy
Who says cupcakes are just for kids? These sophisticated cream-filled mini cakes are sure to please any-aged crowd.
Ingredients

unprepared packaged devil's food cake

18¼ oz

water

1 cup(s)

unsweetened applesauce

½ cup(s)

regular liquid egg substitute

¾ cup(s)

low fat cream cheese

6 oz

vanilla extract

1 tsp

fat-free cream cheese

4 Tbsp

powdered sugar

2 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Line 24 cupcake cups with paper liners or coat with cooking spray.
  2. Beat cake mix, water, applesauce and egg substitute together for 2 minutes at medium speed. Pour batter into prepared muffin pans.
  3. Stir together light cream cheese and vanilla. Drop a spoonful of the mixture into center of each cupcake. Bake until firm, 19 to 22 minutes. Cool completely before icing.
  4. For icing, stir together fat-free cream cheese and powdered sugar. Do not stir too vigorously or it will become too soft to spread. Divide icing among cupcakes and spread to cover tops.

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