How to Make Twinkie Cupcakes

Mini yellow cupcakes with a marshmallow filling that tastes somewhat like a Twinkie... But a very cool and fun idea! Easy way to make about 3 dozen creative mini cupcakes!

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How to Make Twinkie Cupcakes Recipe
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Combine cake mix, water, vegetable oil, and eggs with vanilla powder. Spread throughout cupcake liners (about 2/3 full) and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden.

Combine cake mix, water, vegetable oil, and eggs with vanilla powder. Spread throughout cupcake liners (about 2/3 full) and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until golden.

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While the cupcakes are baking, dissolve salt into hot water and let cool.

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Beat together marshmallow fluff, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until fluffy. Then add salt water.

Beat together marshmallow fluff, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until fluffy. Then add salt water.

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By now your cupcakes should be done and golden!

By now your cupcakes should be done and golden!

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Cut out the center of each cupcake with your nifty cupcake corer, or use a knife if you've misplaced yours, but don't go all the way to the bottom! Maybe 3/4's of the way down.

Cut out the center of each cupcake with your nifty cupcake corer, or use a knife if you've misplaced yours, but don't go all the way to the bottom! Maybe 3/4's of the way down.

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Tadaa!

Tadaa!

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You'll have several cupcake bits to snack on afterwards.

You'll have several cupcake bits to snack on afterwards.

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Next, pipe the marshmallow mixture into the center of your cakes, but only to the top of the cake, no further.

Next, pipe the marshmallow mixture into the center of your cakes, but only to the top of the cake, no further.

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I piped on Cool Whip Frosting on top, and voila! Enjoy your mini Twinkies! They're best when chilled!

I piped on Cool Whip Frosting on top, and voila! Enjoy your mini Twinkies! They're best when chilled!

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