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Exploding Ore Cupcakes

Exploding Ore Cupcakes

Exploding Ore Cupcakes

Coming up with fun things for my nieces and nephews is always at the top of my to do list. But this time my niece Kenna and I got busy baking in the kitchen! We had a wonderful day filled with sweets, laughs and even a few messes. But I will have to say that these Exploding Ore Cupcakes were a hit with everyone! After my visit to Dreamworks Animation and a chance to voice Revvit I got to thinking about what I could do to help make the perfect DinoTrux Party. Because the Reptools and DinoTrux eat Ore I knew that Exploding Ore Cupcakes were the perfect addition to our party. These cupcakes and  Ore Bites will keep them crushing, smashing, moving, lifting, pushing, and going strong, to get it all done just like DinoTrux.

To make these cupcakes I bought a simple yellow cake mix at my local store, used white cupcake liners I had on hand and baked them. But after they cooled is when the fun really began! We used a melon baller to pull out a circle in the middle of the cupcake. As you can see it wasn’t exactly the middle, but you get the idea.



After you cut the hole, you then pour your Pop Rocks® Candy in the middle of the cupcake. Put the middle that you cut out back on top of your cupcake and set it to the side. Pop Rock Recipe
Exploding Ore Cupcakes

After you fill your cupcakes with Exploding Ore you are ready for the frosting. We made up a batch of butter cream frosting using

1 cup shortening

1 package of cream cheese

4 cups powdered sugar

2 Tablespoons Milk

And mixed it all together using the electric mixer until it was fluffy. Then we used bowls to make it different colors because we had several projects going on that day. But most of it remained white for our Exploding Ore Cupcakes.


After you get your cupcakes frosted it is then time to pour a few Pop Rocks over the top of them for a finishing touch. Just be ready for lots of popping and cracking if your climate is as humid as ours. These Exploding Ore Cupcakes sure didn’t long around here!

Exploding Ore Cupcakes

Whip up a batch of these delicious Exploding Ore Cupcakes for the perfect DinoTrux Party!! This must watch new series starts with a catchy new opening that kids of all ages will love. Be sure to tune in on August 14th to catch all of the must watch action!

Download your DinoTrux Coloring Sheets too!

It’s A Tar Pit Preview

Be sure you download the DinoTrux App, whip up some exploding ore cupcakes, and some Ty-Totally Cherry drink to sip on! Then send the kids home with some Ore to munch on after the party!

Be sure to tune into Netflix to start Binge Watching this awesome show now!


Heidi Gray

Money saving Mom/Nan (Grandma) of 1, who loves to travel, cook, and of course spend time with family. Fun.Travel.Food not necessarily in that order serving Missouri and beyond!



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Shirley Wood

Yum and so cute! So glad you shared with us at Merry Monday! We love your creativity!


Thanks for linking up with us on Welcome Home Wednesday. We look forward to seeing some of your new creations next week!

Pop Rocks Inc

We love your idea. We have shared in our facebook

Thanks a lot!

Alli @ Tornadough Alli

Yum, my kids would absolutely love this! I think I’ll be giving this a try soon for our next party! Thanks for sharing, I’d love for you to link up with us over at Throwback Thursday’s link party going all weekend long!


My children have just discovered this show and now it is c.o.n.s.t.a.n.t.l.y on. They would LOVE this idea =) Thank you for sharing it on Welcome Home Wednesday! I hope to see more fantastic posts from you next week.


These look AWESOME! I will definitely be making these very soon! 🙂

Nichole aka CuppaGeek

My kids are so excited about DinoTrux. They loved the books ( I think its based off the books) and were telling me about it this morning. I can’t wait to have them watch the show while eating these cupcakes! Awesome idea.

Tracy Snyder

These cupcakes look like fun. And so does this new series. I think my kiddo will be tuning in to check it out, I might just make him these cupcakes when he does.
Thanks for sharing your post on our Welcome Home Wednesday Linky Party, please come back again next week!

Brittany @ DIY Just Cuz

Thanks for linking this up to the Welcome Home Wednesdays link party! These look so cool!! I have some nephews that I think I’m going to HAVE to make these for! Thanks for sharing…we hope to see you again next week!