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cupcakes covered in red white and blue sprinkles and white frosting.
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Fireworks Surprise Cupcakes Recipe

Fun easy cupcakes with sprinkles inside for the 4th of July!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 88kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $8


  • 24 yellow cupcakes baked and cooled (or use a box mix)
  • 2 cans vanilla frosting or from scratch
  • 1 cup red white, and blue sprinkles


  • Bake and cool cupcakes according to package directions.
  • Gently slice a round circle from the middle of the cupcake, taking out part of of the cupcake. Fill the hole with sprinkles and replace part of the piece you took out.
  • Frost cupcake and top with more sprinkles.
  • Store loosely covered in refrigerator for up to 4 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg