2 Candy Cane Swirl Cupcakes on a holiday plate

Candy Cane Swirl Cupcakes

Piled high with peppermint cream cheese icing, these holiday cupcakes will be the highlight of the dessert tableโ€”while they last! Better bring extras for restocking.

Total Time: 1 hour | Servings: 12


  • 1 Box Dark Chocolate Cake Mix (Ingredient quantity may vary)
    • Eggs
    • Vegetable Oil
    • Water
  • 12 Palmerยฎ Peppermint Patties



In a large bowl, combine ingredients as instructed by cake mix box. Beat at a low speed with electric mixer until moistened. Beat at a medium speed for 2 minutes until batter is smooth.


Use cupcake papers and fill muffin cups with batter until each muffin cup is 2/3 of the way full.


Bake for 18โ€“25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes and remove to cooling racks to cool completely.