Pastel Clouds cupcakes: Sweet treats 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 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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