Watermelon KOOL-AID Cupcakes

Dish type
Ready in
1 hour 23 min


  • 1 pkg (2-layer size) white cake mix
  • 1 env. (0.15 oz.) KOOL-AID Watermelon Flavor Unsweetened Drink Mix
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips, divided
  • 6 drops green food coloring
  • 1 (16 oz.) container, ready-to-spread vanilla frosting
  • 1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping


Prep Time
Ready in
1 hour 23 min
  1. Prepare cake batter and bake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes, adding dry drink mix and 1/2 cup chocolate chips to batter before spooning into prepared muffin pan cups.
  2. Cool cupcakes in pans 10 min. Remove from pans to wire racks; cool completely.
  3. Remove cupcakes from liners. Spoon frosting into medium bowl. Add COOL WHIP; whisk until blended. Stir in food coloring; spread onto cupcakes. Sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips.
  4. How to Store: 
Keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated.
  5. Nutrition Information Per Serving: 220 calories, 9g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 24g sugars, 1g protein, 0%DV vitamin A, 2%DV vitamin C, 4%DV calcium, 2%DV iron.