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pineapple cupcakes

Pineapple Cupcakes

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These pineapple cupcakes are moist delicious cupcakes that look just like little pineapples. Using yellow frosting and the printable pineapple topper, these summer cupcakes have a tropical flare and are perfect for a picnic or party.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 162 kcal


  • 1 boxed yellow cake mix
  • 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple in juice
  • 2 to 3 cups vanilla frosting in yellow Used Pillsbury Funfetti Frosting in Yellow
  • Pineapple top printable printed on card stock
  • Toothpicks
  • Clear tape


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a muffin tin with cupcake liners. Spritz with non-stick cooking spray. (This recipe makes approximately 16 cupcakes.)
  • Mix together the cake mix and crushed pineapple with juice. Divide evenly among cupcake liners. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Pipe frosting over cupcake in a circular direction working from the center of the cupcake towards the outside and back to the center. 
  • Attach each pineapple top to a toothpick using clear tape. Press into the cupcake. Alternatively, if you plan to serve immediately AND printed on card stock, you can press the pineapple top directly into the cupcake.


Calories: 162kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 1gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 193mgPotassium: 17mgFiber: 1gSugar: 22gCalcium: 46mgIron: 1mg
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