Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Cheaty cupcakes recipe

This cupcake recipe is easy to make using a packet cake mix. Cupcakes are fun to make and the kids will love decorating them this Christmas season. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder



  • 1 packet cupcake mix with icing
  • Sprinkles
  • 100s and 1000s
  • Choc chips
  • Writing icings


Follow packet directions for cupcakes and icing.

When cupcakes are cool, spread with icing.

Put small bowls of the assorted toppings on the bench and let your miniature artists work their magic.


  • Baking sections of supermarkets have a range of toppings for cupcakes including letters, cachous (those shiny little balls), icing flowers and lots of different coloured sprinkles and 100s and 1000s.

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This recipe was made by Ella Walsh for Kidspot, New Zealand's recipe finder from a recipe on the box of Kellogg’s Rice Bubbles.