Go Back
+ servings
Capture those summer dessert time feelings all year long with this delicious, stuffed cotton candy cupcakes recipe! This yummy dessert is quick and easy to make using a boxed cake mix, but the decorations take it over the top giving it a super fun carnival twist! A fun dessert idea for birthday parties and baby showers!
Print Recipe
No ratings yet

Stuffed Cotton Candy Cupcakes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Servings: 24 Cupcakes
Author: Crystal

Ingredients

  • 1 box strawberry cake mix prepared
  • 1 package pink cotton candy
  • 2 jars white icing
  • Pink food coloring
  • Paper straws

Instructions

  • Prepare cake mix according to package instructions to make 24 cupcakes.
    Prepare cake mix according to package instructions to make 24 cupcakes.
  • Once the cupcakes are cooled completely, use a knife to cut out the center of each cupcake, making sure not to cut through to the bottom.
    Once the cupcakes are cooled completely, use a knife to cut out the center of each cupcake, making sure not to cut through to the bottom.
  • Fill each hole with cotton candy.
    Fill each hole with cotton candy.
  • In a large bowl, combine the white icing and pink food coloring. Stir until the desired color is reached.
    In a large bowl, combine the white icing and pink food coloring. Stir until the desired color is reached.
  • Pipe the icing on top of the cupcakes.
    Pipe the icing on top of the cupcakes.
  • Form a ball with a small amount of cotton candy and place the ball on top of a paper straw. Place the straw in the cupcake. Continue this process until all the cupcakes are decorated.
    Form a ball with a small amount of cotton candy and place the ball on top of a paper straw. Place the straw in the cupcake. Continue this process until all the cupcakes are decorated.