1 pkg (2 layer size) white cake mix
1 cup boiling water
1 pkg (3 oz) strawberry flavor gelatin
1 tub (8 oz) whipped topping, thawed
red or yellow food coloring
Suggested Decorations: colored sugar,
colored sprinkles (tinted), Baker's (brand name) coconut
and/or regular sized marshmallows


1. Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for cupcakes.
Cool in pans 10 min. Pierce tops with fork.

2. Stir boiling water into gelatin mix until dissolved;
spoon over cupcakes. Refrigerate 30 minutes Remove from pans.

3. Tint whipped topping with food coloring; spread over cupcakes.
Decorate as desired. Store in refrigerator.

Makes: 2 dozen or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each.

How to Easily Poke Holes in Cupcakes
Use a meat fork to make the holes in the cupcakes to fill
with the dissolved gelatin.