I just knew Betty Crocker's 2-cents would come through for me. Her 'How to have the most fun with cake mixes' guide is a bible of cake-mix bliss. Rachel. These funky cupcakes are for you!Top Hats:
Bake cupcakes [see package - thx, Betty, you're right - you can never be too careful when directing a housewife]. When cool, cut cones from tops. Fill with packaged vanilla pudding [or gaggy strawberry-banana if your daughter insists on it in the pudding aisle at the grocery], replace tops, dust with confectioner's sugar [shit - forgot that part...]
These are silly. And so edible [as opposed to the aspic, eh?]. And, with the addition of creamy pudding, a dapper dessert. Betty was right. I did have the most fun with my cake mix today.
So did Ben.Nothing is finer than an excuse to indulge in a fluffy cupcake in the afternoon - especially a sunny afternoon [thanks mother nature, I'll quit calling you names under my breath in exchange for more sunny January days like this, it does wonders for my attitude, and my kitschen feast photos]!
So go on, drop a couple of dollars and dollop up these dandies for dessert!