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North Pole Cupcakes

These North Pole Cupcakes are simple and easy Christmas cupcakes that are so festive!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Yield 18 cupcakes


  • 1 16.25 ounce Betty Crocker SuperMoist™ white cake mix (and ingredients called for on the package)
  • 1 12 ounce container Betty Crocker™ Whipped vanilla frosting
  • 18 candy canes
  • 18 red m&ms
  • White sprinkles or sanding sugar
  • North Pole signs made from cardstock


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a cupcake pan with paper liners. Prepare cupcakes according to package directions. Let cupcakes cool.
  2. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle cupcakes with white sprinkles or sanding sugar.
  3. Break the curved part of each candy cane so that you are left with the straight part of the candy cane as your pole (around 4 inches). Insert candy cane into the center of each frosted cupcake and tilt at a slight angle.
  4. Place the red candy on top of the candy cane using a dab of frosting as your glue to secure it to the top.
  5. Secure the North Pole sign using a dab of frosting.

Recipe Notes

Inspired from Ally Hudsons Gingerbread Party