Pastel Clouds cupcakes recipe: Flavored and colored with Jello (1978)

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Pastel Clouds cupcakes recipe Flavored and colored with Jello (1978)
If you want to try some fruity-flavored Pastel Clouds cupcakes — tasty treats that taste like lemon or lime, strawberry or raspberry, orange or grape — you can make them easily by combining your favorite cake mix with Jello gelatin. Then don’t forget the fruit frosting!

Pastel Clouds cupcakes recipe Flavored and colored with Jello (1978)

Pastel Clouds Jell-O cupcakes recipe


1 pkg. white cake mix
1 (3 oz.) package Jell-O (any flavor)
1/4 cup boiling water
6 tablespoons butter
3 cup confectioners’ sugar


Prepare cake mix as directed on package for cupcakes, adding 1/2 package Jello before beating. Bake according to package. Cool 10 minutes in pans. Remove from pans; cool on racks.

Dissolve remaining Jell-O in boiling water. Cream butter; add part of the sugar gradually, blending after each addition. Add remaining sugar alternately with Jello mixture, beating until smooth. Spread on cupcakes.

Makes 2 to 2-1/2 dozen cupcakes and 1-3/4 cup frosting.

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Pastel Clouds cupcakes recipe Flavored and colored with Jello (1978)

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  1. I have just discovered your sight and I really am enjoying seeing vintage things like, Romper Room and some recipes I have forgotten about. Thank you Rhonda

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