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45 mins

Make these refreshing cupcakes using every geek's favorite soda!

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  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 325 degrees and prepare cupcake pans with wrappers

  • Step 2

    Mix cake mix and 12 ounces of Mountain Dew in a bowl with an electric mixer for 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Pour mixture into cupcake pans, filling each 2/3 full.

  • Step 4

    Bake according to the directions on the back of the box, or when a toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake comes out clean.

  • Step 5

    Using a pastry brush, “glaze” the tops of the hot cupcakes with Mountain Dew. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool.

  • Step 6

    Make the frosting while the cake cools, frost and enjoy!


    In an electric mixer, whip butter until fluffy.

    Add in 4 cups of powdered sugar, 2 TBS Mountain Dew, and lemon/lime juices slowly as you mix. Add more powdered sugar until you reach your desired consistency.

    Add in food coloring, mix until color is even.

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