With summer’s sweltering heat and Crumb’s Cupcakes going out of business, the time is now for resorting to baking at-home treats. For those dessert fanatics who just can’t handle cupcakes going out of the cool business, MUIPR introduces the sweetest summer crave: tie-dye cupcakes. That’s right, modern-day hippie lovers cannot help but love the looks of this treat.


Kooky colors are everywhere, even lighting up our stylish strands, so why can’t we subject our food to the same yummy experiment? Our friends at “JELL-O” stepped up the sweets game by publishing a recipe for tie-dye cupcakes. The simplest, no-hassle free way to sample this dessert trend is to make it for yourself at home. This “JELL-O” recipe from Recipe.com can help you master the Pinterest-worthy art.


How can you make it at home? “Tie-Dye Fruity Cupcakes” don’t require much, but the secret is in the preparation. Discover for yourself just how sweet the colorful life can be with our MUIPR-approved recipe.


Ingredients for “Tie Dye Fruity Cupcakes”

  • 1   package  2-layer size white cake mix
  • 1/4  cup dry JELL-O Lemon Flavor Gelatin (1/2 of 3-ounce package)
  • 1/4  cup JELL-O Lime Flavor Gelatin (1/2 of 3-ounce package)
  • 1/4  cup JELL-O Strawberry Flavor Gelatin (1/2 of 3-ounce package)
  • 1  16  ounce can ready-to-spread vanilla frosting


Now Make It Yourself!

1. Prepare cake batter as directed on package; divide evenly into 3 bowls.

2. Stir different flavor dry gelatin mix into batter in each bowl. Alternately spoon batters into 24 paper-lined muffin cups, adding about 2 tablespoons of each batter to each cup. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool completely.

3. Spread with frosting.



What’s you favorite summer go-to treat? Will you be keen on making these cupcakes? Have you tried the tie-dye color trend, on baked goods or on yourself? How did it go?  Share your thoughts with me in the comments or tweet me @Kelseymbro