Do you love spaghetti and meatballs.... these sweet cupcakes will give you a giggle for sure!
Happy April Fool's Day!!
Do you love to play pranks on April Fool's Day? My family and I love to prank each other. My family and friends have pulled some great tricks on me in past years.... I guess I am that gullible!
I love "prank" food too. I enjoy thinking about what I should make here on the blog for April Fool's Day weeks in advance. This time around I made these fun Spaghetti and Meatball Cupcakes for my kids and they went crazy for them!
First of all... they love the "meatballs" that I used! Then they couldn't resist the yummy vanilla cupcakes with the vanilla frosting and strawberry jam. It's just good from top to bottom!
Now you can make cupcakes or a two layer 8 or 9 inch round cake instead. I also made a small round cake and placed it in a pasta bowl... my daughter looked at the photo and was almost convinced it was a a real bowl of pasta for a minute....not bad for Mom!
So, it's not too late to make these for your April Fool's Day. A box of cake mix, a tub of frosting, strawberry jam and box of chocolates later... you also can give you family something sweet and funny to enjoy this April Fool's Day!
April Fool's Day Spaghetti & Meatballs Cupcakes
Recipe idea by Ramona from Kitchen Simmer
1 box white cake mix
1-2 tubs white vanilla frosting
12 pack Ferrero Rocher chocolates
1-2 cups strawberry jam (as needed)
Step 1: Mix box cake mix according to instructions on package and bake in cupcake pan or if you prefer in two round 8 or 9 inch cake pans. Allow cakes to cool to room temperature before proceeding.
Step 2: Frost cake or cupcakes with a light layer of white frosting.
Step 3: Warm jam in microwave for 20 seconds until it becomes thinned out. Stir well and allow to cool down slightly.
Step 4: Place Ferrero Rocher chocolates into jam and coat well.
Step 5: Use a cake frosting tip that will give you "spaghetti strands" and top cake or cupcakes with the frosting "strands".
Step 6: Place "meatballs and sauce" on each cupcake or on top of 8 or 9 inch round cake.
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