Warm weather is just around the corner and these Wate
rmelon Cupcakes are full of fun colors that are sure to be a hit at your summer bbqs. They are a quick, easy and fun summer dessert.

We are quite fond of watermelon around here, if you have yet to notice, ha ha! Our Watermelon Key Lime Slushies that I shared with you yesterday were a hit with the kiddos. The colors from watermelon are so bright and cheery. I knew rain was on it’s way this week and wanted to have some desserts for lunches that would brighten our days. These Watermelon cupcakes with chocolate chips and homemade buttercream icing were perfect for lunchboxes this morning.

  • Cake:
  • 1 box White Cake Mix + box ingredients
  • 3/4 cup Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Red and Yellow Food Coloring
  • Frosting:
  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 3 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Green Food Coloring

  1. Preheat oven and line muffin tins with paper liners.
  2. Prepare batter according to box directions.
  3. Add just a touch of yellow color and enough red to achieve watermelon pinkish color.
  4. Fold in chocolate chips until distributed.
  5. Fill liners 2/3 full and bake according to box directions for cupcakes.
  6. Allow to cool completely.
  7. Whip butter and vanilla for until fluffy.
  8. Gradually add powdered sugar.
  9. Add milk until you reach desired consistency.
  10. Transfer to piping bag with round tip and frost each cupcake.


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