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Magically Delicious 'Dew' Cupcakes Recipe

Want some Magically Delicious 'Dew' Cupcakes that will rock your St. Paddy's celebration? These are so lush and dewy, they scream 'Irish Spring'
Cook Time15 mins
Author: Kim Lange


  • 1 box White Cake Mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/4 cups Mountain Dew
  • 3-5 tablespoons Lime Jell-O
  • 3 drops yellow dye optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract or lemon juice

Mountain Dew Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup Mountain Dew
  • 1-3 tablespoons Lime Jello mix
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons cream or milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Optional: 2-3 drops yellow dye
  • Lucky charms and sprinkles
  • 3 1/2 - 4 cups Powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees, Line a muffin tin with liners.
  • Mix up cake mix with all the ingredients mentioned and bake cupcakes according to directions on box.
  • Do not overfill, about 2/3 full should be good. (Even if you do, it's ok!)
  • Bake for 15 minutes, watch them carefully, these burn easily. Use a toothpick to test for doneness.

Mountain Dew Buttercream Frosting

  • Beat butter till creamy and smooth.
  • Add in powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, making sure to combine completely.
  • Once all the powdered sugar is combined, add the remainder of the ingredients and beat well.
  • Frost cooled cupcakes either with a filled pastry bag with a round tip, or snip a hole out of a ziplock bag and pipe onto the cupcakes.
  • Add some lucky charms and sprinkles!
  • So good!


I think you could try a lemon cake mix, omit the lemon extract or juice if you do, with the exception of the frosting, leave it in there!