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Lucky Charm Cupcakes

Three cupcakes on a green plate, decorated with green frosting and Lucky Charms cereal and marshmallows.

Put your favorite sweet breakfast cereal to good use with Lucky Charm cupcakes! This simple recipe only needs yellow cake mix batter, a cup and a half of Lucky Charms marshmallows, and some of your favorite frosting. If you have kids coming over for St. Patrick’s Day, put them to work dividing out the marshmallows from the rest of the cereal. It’s a fun and easy activity that they’ll love to do; plus, you’ll love having the extra hands in the kitchen! Set out the Lucky Charm cupcakes at the end of your St. Patrick’s Day meal for a dessert sure to put a smile on everyone’s face.





box of yellow cake mix (prepared according to package directions


cups lucky Charms Marshmallows (divided)

frosting (prepared)


  1. Preheat oven according to box instructions.

  2. Place liners in cupcake pan. Gently fold 1 c. of the marshmallows into the batter and pour mixture into the liners. Bake according to package directions. Let cool.

  3. Top with your favorite frosting and sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 c. marshmallows and some of the frosted cereal for a little extra crunch.

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