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Popsicle Party Cupcakes

These fun Popsicle Cupcakes are the perfect summer party dessert for kids! Super easy to make and use your favorite cake mix, frosting and sprinkles!

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Today I have the most perfect dessert for your next BBQ, pool party or birthday celebration!

These semi homemade popsicle cupcakes are the easiest to make and they're so adorable! Kids love them and let's be real, adults do too!

They're easy enough for the kids to help make and decorate. Make sure to keep them refrigerated or in an air conditioned area so the frosting doesn't melt before serving. 

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What are the ingredients and supplies for this recipe?

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How to make:

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Scroll down to the printable recipe card for measurements and instructions!

Recipe tips:

  • Store cupcakes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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More fun cupcake recipes you may like:

You can add or substitute with these ingredients:


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Supplies you may need:

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as our family did!


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Yield 24 cupcakes
Author Sweet Hazel Honey
Prep time
5 Min
Cook time
15 Min
Total time
20 Min

Popsicle Party Cupcakes


  • paper cupcake liners
  • 1 - 15.25 ounce box yellow cake mix (plus ingredients listed on box to make)
  • toothpicks
  • Mike and Ike candy
  • whipped cream frosting or frosting of your choice
  • piping bag
  • Wilton 1M star tip
  • multi colored sprinkles


  1. Place paper cupcake liners in each spot of a cupcake/muffin pan.
  2. Mix and bake cupcakes per instructions on the cake mix box. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  3. Using a scissors, cut each toothpick in half. Place a toothpick half in each candy with the pointed toothpick end into the wide part of the candy to create the popsicles
  4. Pipe a flat swirl of whipped cream frosting on each cupcake using a piping bag with a Wilton 1M star tip.
  5. Place 2-3 popsicles on each cupcake
  6. Use sprinkles on each cupcake to fill the space around the popsicles.


Store cupcakes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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You are solely responsible for ensuring that any nutritional information provided is accurate, complete, and useful. I am not a certified nutritionist and make no claims to the contrary. Each individual's dietary needs and restrictions are unique to the individual.

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