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Lucky Charms Cupcakes

Course: Dessert
Servings: 20 cupcakes
Calories: 473kcal
Author: Eden


Vanilla Cupcakes

  • 2 1/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 jar marshmallow fluff
  • 1 box Lucky Charms Cereal

Buttercream Frosting

  • 4 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 cups confectioners sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 colors food coloring (green, purple, pink, blue and yellow.


To Make the Vanilla Cupcakes

  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.
  • Beat the butter and sugar on high until light and fluffy.
  • Using a fork whisk egg whites, milk and extract together in a bowl.
  • Alternate the dry and wet ingredients into the butter mixture beating on medium until incorporated. 
  • Fill cupcake molds 3/4 of the way full. 
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes. Start with 12 minutes, check on the cupcakes and if they need more time leave them in for another few minutes. Do not over bake.  
  • Once cooled, remove a little from the center and fill with marshmallow cream and a few Lucky Charms marshmallows! 

How to Make the Buttercream Frosting

  • In an electric mixer, combine the room temperature butter and beat until smooth.
  • Add in the sugar and the vanilla and continue to beat until smooth and fluffy. 
  • Divide the buttercream into four bowls and dye each one a different color. Pink, blue, green, yellow and purple. Use about one to two drops for each color. 
  • In a piping bag, with the fitted tip scoop a small amount of each color next to each other, or on top of. Repeat until the bag is full. You want a rainbow effect, so you can't scoop all the color in at once, it needs to be divided throughout the bag to come out with all the colors. 
  • Pipe the frosting onto each marshmallow filled cupcake and add a Lucky Charm to the top! 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 730IU | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 0.2mg