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Wigglin' Jigglin' Cupcakes Recipe

Makes 24 cakes


  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water (do not add cold water)
  • 2 pkgs 8-serving size or 4 pkgs 4-serving size orange-flavor gelatin dessert
  • 1 pkg 2-layer size yellow or chocolate cake mix, or yellow or chocolate cake mix with pudding in the mix
  • 12 oz frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Halloween sprinkles (orange and black)


1. Stir boiling water into gelatin in medium bowl for at least 3 minutes until completely dissolved.
2. Pour into 15 x 10-inch pan.
3. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until firm.
4. Meanwhile, prepare and bake cake as directed on package for 24 cupcakes.
5. Cool completely on wire racks.
6. Cut each cupcake in half horizontally.
7. Dip bottom of 15 x 10-inch pan in warm water for about 15 seconds.
8. Using 2-inch round cookie cutter, cut out 24 'Jigglers'.
9. Place small dollop of whipped topping atop bottom half of each cupcake.
10. Place Jiggler circle atop each and add another small dollop of whipped topping.
11. Place top half of cupcake on each stack and gently press onto whipped topping.
12. Top with additional whipped topping and sprinkles.


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