Cupcakes

Dulce de Leche-Filled Football Cupcakes

Dulce de Leche-Filled Football Cupcakes
Level
Easy
Prep
30 minutes
Cook
15 minutes
Servings
48 mini cupcakes
Who's ready for some football? Your guests will delight in these football cupcakes that not only look cute but are tasty to boot.

Key Ingredients

Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche 13.4 oz Can
13.4 oz. Can
Ingredients
  • 1 package (15.25 ounces) vanilla cake mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Baking Cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 5 tablespoons NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche
  • White decorator icing
  • Green frosting (optional)

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line 48 mini muffin cups with paper or foil liners.

Step 2

Prepare cake mix batter according to package directions, using water, oil and eggs. Spoon into prepared muffin cups.

Step 3

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cupcake comes out clean. Cool completely. Meanwhile prepare frosting.

Step 4

Sift together powdered sugar and cocoa. Beat butter in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar mixture alternately with evaporated milk. Beat in vanilla extract; beat until light and fluffy, adding more powdered sugar or evaporated milk as needed.

Step 5

With sharp knife, remove small portion from top of cupcake. Place some dulce de leche into heavy-duty plastic bag; snip tiny corner from bag and pipe about ½ teaspoon dulce de leche into each cupcake. Place cake pieces that were removed over top of dulce de leche if desired.

Step 6

Frost tops of cupcakes in an oval/football shape. With white icing, draw laces onto football. If desired, pipe green frosting around football to look like grass.

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