Wacky Wizard Cups

20  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 4 hr 55 min total
  • Makes 2 doz. or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each.

Wacky Wizard Cups Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (2-layer) white cake mix
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 pkg. (4-serving size each) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin, or any other flavor
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, thawed
  • 24 COMET Sugar Cones
  • 1/2 cup colored sugar
  • 1/4 cup star-shaped sprinkles


  • Prepare  cake batter and bake in 24 paper-lined medium muffin cups as directed on package. Cool in pan 10 min. (Do not remove from pan.)
  • Stir  boiling water into dry gelatin mixes in medium bowl at least 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pierce cupcakes with large fork or wooden skewer at 1/2-inch intervals. Spoon gelatin evenly over cupcakes. Refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Remove  cupcakes from pan. Spread each with 1 Tbsp. of the whipped topping. Place 1 ice cream cone, tip-end up, on top of each cupcake. Spread remaining whipped topping evenly over cones. Sprinkle with the colored sugar and sprinkles. Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

How To Frost CupcakesMake sure cupcakes are completely cooled before frosting. A warm cake can cause the frosting to soften or melt.

Great SubstitutePrepare as directed, using confetti cake mix.


Nutrition Information

Makes 2 doz. or 24 servings, 1 cupcake each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 220 
    • Total fat 4.5 g
    • Saturated fat 2.5 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 220 mg
    • Carbohydrate 43 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 26 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 6 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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