Cake batter Rice Krispie recipe adapted from 365 days of baking.
Rice Krispie Treats
- 6 tbs margarine* (3/4 of a stick)
- 3/4 cup yellow cake mix
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 cups Rice Krispies
- 1/2 10oz bag of marshmallows (5oz)
- 1 tbs sprinkles
- 1/2 cup margarine* (1 stick) - room temperature
- 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 tsp almond milk*
Melt margarine in the microwave (about 45 seconds). Mix in marshmallows and return to microwave for 30 second intervals, stirring between, until melted. Mix in cake mix and vanilla until combined. Add in sprinkles and 2 cups of Rice Krispies with a spatula. Add in the third cup of Rice Krispies.
Fill each well-greased muffin holder with the Rice Krispie mixture and press it in gently with the back of a spoon. Cool for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
For frosting, cream margarine in stand mixer with paddle attachment, then slowly add in confectioners’ sugar until well combined. Mix in vanilla, almond milk and food colouring if desired.
Remove Rice Krispie cupcakes from tin with a knife. Frost and top with sprinkles.
*Butter and regular milk could be substituted for their non-dairy counterparts.
**Makes 24 mini cupcakes. For a 9 x 13” pan, double the recipe.
***Note: Also try this out with a marshmallow cream frosting!