Servings: 12

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 10

Preparation Time: 40 Minutes

Cooking Time: 16 Minutes

Ready In: 56 Minutes

Ingredients

  • Neon food coloring- you'll need about 10 drops of each color
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Lucky Charms
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup whole milk

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl or measuring cup, combine Lucky Charms and milk
  2. Set the mixture aside and allow the Lucky Charms to soak for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally
  3. Drain the cereal out of the milk, or eat it if you’re into soggy cereal.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  4. Line a cupcake tray with 12 paper liners
  5. Set aside.In another bowl, combine the eggs, sugar, and vanilla extract
  6. Beat until smooth
  7. Add the vegetable oil followed by half the flour, beating until well combined
  8. Add the rest of the flour along with the drained cereal milk and stir until smooth.Divide the batter evenly among the 12 cupcake liners
  9. Bake for 16-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cupcake comes out clean.Let the cupcakes cool for 10-15 minutes in the pan, then remove to a wire rack and cool completely.Combine the egg whites, sugar, and cream of tartar in a double boiler or heatproof bowl fitted over a simmering pot of water
  10. Cook, whisking constantly, until the egg whites are frothy and very warm to the touch
  11. This only takes 2-3 minutes
  12. Pour the egg mixture into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment
  13. Beat on high speed until the mixture thickens, doubles in size, and forms stiff peaks
  14. When you turn the whisk over, there should be a peak
  15. It may fold over itself a tad, but not too much.If you’d like to use several different food colorings, divide the frosting into two bowls
  16. Add the colors of your choice to each bowl, stirring until well combined
  17. Use a pastry bag to pipe the frosting onto cupcakes
  18. Dot with extra Lucky Charms
  19. Serve within 24 hours.

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