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Pot of Gold Cupcakes

Pot of Gold Cupcakes


  • 1 package (18 1/4 ounces) yellow cake mix
  • 9 drops McCormick® Green Food Color
  • 1 container (16 ounces) ready-to-spread vanilla frosting

Prep Time:

10 min

Cook Time:

15 min


You don’t have to find the end of the rainbow to reach these tasty pots of gold!

Recipe courtesy of McCormick®


per serving

Calories: 209,
Fat: 9 g,
Carbohydrates: 30 g,
Cholesterol: 36 mg,
Sodium: 221 mg,
Fiber: 0 g,
Protein: 2 g


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line miniature cupcake pans with miniature paper baking cups.
  3. Prepare cake mix as directed on package. Spoon about 1 tablespoon batter into each baking cup.
  4. Bake 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted into cupcake comes out clean. Remove from pans. Cool completely on wire racks.
  5. Stir food color into frosting until evenly tinted. Frost cupcakes with frosting.
  6. Garnish with small gold foil-covered chocolate coins.