Bird’s Nest Cupcakes


Prep Time: 5 min (plus chilling time)

Cook Time: 20 min

Total Time: 25 min

Serves: 12


  • 1 (16.5-ounce) box Food Club Yellow Deluxe Cake Mix
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 (16-ounce) container Food Club Cream Cheese Creamy Frosting
  • 2-3 drops green food coloring
  • 2 cups Food Club Cocoa Crisp Rice Cereal
  • 36 mini chocolate egg candies


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together cake mix, eggs, oil, water, orange juice and zest until just combined. Scoop mixture into prepared muffin tin and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool completely.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk frosting with food coloring until the desired color is achieved. Frost cooled cupcakes and decorate with cocoa rice cereal and mini chocolate eggs.