Froot Loops Cupcakes

These easy Froot Loops Cupcakes, are made with sweet, crunchy, Froot Loops, boxed cake mix, and topped with a cereal milk buttercream.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cereal milk, cupcakes, Froot Loops
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


Cereal Milk:

  • 2 cups Kellogg's Froot Loops
  • 2 cups Milk

Froot Loops Cupcakes:

  • 1 box Cake Mix yellow or white
  • Eggs and oil listed on back of cake mix box
  • Cereal Milk this replaces the water in the ingredients on the cake mix box. Use the amount of water listed as your guide for how much cereal milk to add (do not use water)
  • 1 cup Kellogg's Froot Loops crushed crushed
  • Whole Froot Loops for garnish

Marshmallow Cream Filling:

  • 6 tablespoons Butter unsalted
  • 10 ounces Marshmallow cream

Cereal Milk Buttercream Frosting:

  • 2 sticks Butter unsalted
  • 2 pounds Powdered sugar
  • 4-6 tablespoons Cereal milk


Cereal Milk:

  1. Fill a large bowl with Froot Loops and then pour the milk over it.

  2. Place the bowl in the refrigerator and let the cereal steep in the milk for about 30 minutes.

  3. Strain the milk into a separate bowl and discard cereal.

Froot Loops Cupcakes:

  1. Make cupcake batter according to the instructions on the back of the cake mix box. Substitute cereal milk for the water listed in the ingredients (Do not use water).

  2. Add 1 cup of crushed Froot Loops to the batter, folding in gently.

  3. Place cupcake batter into cupcake liners in a muffin pan, filling each one 1/2 full.

  4. Bake according to cupcake instructions on the cake mix box.

  5. Let baked cupcakes cool completely. Once cooled cut a small core from the center of each cupcake.

  6. Fill each cupcake hole with marshmallow cream filling.

  7. Pipe the cereal milk buttercream frosting onto each cupcake and garnish with whole Froot Loops.

Marshmallow Cream Filling:

  1. Melt the butter in the microwave and add it to the marshmallow cream, stirring until mixture is smooth.

Cereal Milk Buttercream Frosting:

  1. In the bowl of your mixer add room temperature butter and powdered sugar.

  2. Using the whisk attachment mix the two together.

  3. Add cereal milk 1 tablespoon at a time until you reach a smooth, pipeable consistency.