Crunch-a-Bunch Cupcakes

Prep: 30 mins
Crunch-a-Bunch Cupcakes
Tasty cupcakes, great for a treat

45g butter or margarine

300g (about 40) marshmallows

200g miniature marshmallows

180g Rice Krispies®

2 teaspoons vanilla

Assorted sprinkles, sweets, dried fruit and nuts


140g butter, softened

280g icing sugar

1-2 tbsp milk

A few drops food colouring

Line twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin-pan cups with paper or foil bake liners or use a 12 hole muffin tin. Set aside.

With adult help, in large saucepan melt butter over low heat.

Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted.

Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.

Add Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal. Stir until well coated

Evenly divide warm mixture into prepared cupcake moulds.

Using buttered hands, gently press into moulds, leaving tops slightly rounded.

Decorate with icing, sprinkles and/or sweets/dried fruit and nuts. 

To make icing:

Beat the butter in a large bowl until soft.

Add half the icing sugar and beat until smooth. 

Then add the remaining icing sugar with one tablespoon of the milk.

Beat until creamy then add the food colouring and mix well.

Add extra icing sugar to thicken or a little extra milk to make more runny if necessary.


Preparation Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Nuts, Cereal

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert, Kids Food, Snacks, Cupcakes

Level of Difficulty

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