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Now that fall has officially arrived, the kids and I have been trying to incorporate some fun fall activities. This is my favorite season, after all! Last week, a rainy afternoon called for some easy baking with my favorite little assistants– so we whipped up these easy Halloween inspired cupcakes!
What you will need:
1 box white cake mix (mix only)
12 ounces orange Fanta, room temperature
frosting of your choice/decorations– we used whipped topping and sprinkles!
cute little helpers (optional)
Preheat the oven as directed on the back of the cake mix. Add cake mix and Fanta to mixing bowl, and mix on medium speed for approximately 2 minutes. The batter will get nice and smooth!
Fill your cupcake liners 2/3 of the way full, and pop in the oven as directed on the cake mix box. (About 15 minutes or so.)
Take them out and let them cool before frosting them. We chose to use whipped topping for ours, so we only frosted a few and saved the rest for later!
Brayden got a little carried away with the sprinkles, but we all thought it was pretty funny!
I found all of the ingredients listed plus Dasani water in mini bottles at my local WalMart. The kids love having their size of water bottles in the fridge, and I love not having to get up a zillion times a day to find/refill their cups. Dasani water bottles are made out of plant resin and in a special shape so that they stay upright in the fridge. Most other “green” water bottles aren’t as sturdy! The Dasani water would also be a GREAT item to pass out to trick or treaters! Perfect for little hands, and a good way to give out something that is GOOD for kids! It keeps them hydrated while they are out trick or treating and it’s the perfect size for little hands. With the reaction I got from my kids over the small bottles, that could mean more Halloween candy for me!
We decided to use the mini Dasani water bottles to make cute versions to hand out to trick or treaters. These would also be perfect for a class Halloween party! We grabbed some little water bottles, some festive masking and washi tape (found in the Halloween aisle) and some stickers to decorate our bottles with.
I helped the kids wrap the labels of the bottle with the washi and masking tape, then let them decorate with stickers. They were really excited about helping me, and I think this is a GREAT alternative to all of that Halloween candy!
The finished products! We ran out of stickers– so we may have to make up another round for our trick or treaters.