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The Croods Movie, Food inspired by, Crystal Cave Cupcakes,

The Croods Movie Crystal Cave Cupcakes

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
You can buy store made rock candy or Sprinkle Gems from Wiltons to decorate your own The Croods Crystal Cave Cupcakes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24 cupcakes
Calories 147 kcal


  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp table salt
  • 1 ¼ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup butter 1 stick
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 bananas mashed well
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract store bought or homemade
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  • Line cupcake wells with cupcake liners
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix first four ingredients, whisk well to incorporate and set aside.
  • Mash 3 bananas in a medium sized bowl, set aside.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy in the bowl of a stand mixer or with an beater.
  • Add eggs one at a time and beat until pale yellow.
  • Add buttermilk and vanilla to the bananas and mix well.
  • Fold banana mixture into the sugar, butter and eggs and beat until mixed well.
  • Slowly fold dry flour mixture into the wet ingredients. Fold until all ingredients are moist.
  • Using an ice cream scoop fill each cupcake liner ¾ full. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes until center is cooked and tops are a light golden brown.
  • Make adjustments to baking time according to your own oven.
  • Top with your favorite frosting. Mine happens to be the new Cool Whip Vanilla Frosting.
  • Decorate with Wilton Red Sugar Gem Sprinkles


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 164IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg
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