Funfetti Cupcakes (Better than Box Cupcakes)

funfetti cupcake with liner off


  • 1 white cake mix
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 1/2 Tbs vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 1 cup water
  • Funfetti sprinkles
  • 1 recipe buttercream frosting (leave out the cream cheese if desired)


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and put liners in cupcake pans.
  2. Combine all cake ingredients in a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment and mix for 30 seconds on medium speed.
  3. Scrape sides of bowl and then mix for 2 more minutes on medium-high.
  4. Fold in as many sprinkles as you desire, and then fill cupcake liners half full with batter.
  5. Bake cupcakes for 14-17 minutes or until tops are light golden. When the cupcakes are done, they will also spring back when you touch them.
  6. Remove cupcakes from oven, turn them out onto a cooling rack, and let cool.
  7. Frost with buttercream frosting, top with more funfetti sprinkles, and enjoy!

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