Funfetti Filled Cupcake close up with bite taken out

Gooey Funfetti Filled Cupcakes

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 58 minutes
Servings: 24 cupcakes
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Kara Jane @ I Scream for Buttercream
A fluffy white cupcake with a gooey funfetti filled center. These funfetti filled cupcakes are a fun and different take on the classic funfetti cake.
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For the Cream Cheese Funfetti Filling

  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup rainbow jimmies

For the cupcakes:

  • 1 box White Cake Mix (I used Duncan Hines) (Or just make your cupcakes from scratch)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 3 large egg whites

Topping: Find Buttercream Recipes on the blog or links in this post


    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and add cupcake liners to two cupcake pans.

    For the filling:

    • Add the cream cheese, sugar and egg to a bowl and mix well. Stir in the rainbow jimmies. Chill in the fridge just while you mix up the cupcake batter.

    For the cupcakes:

    • Add the cake mix, water, oil and egg whites into a bowl and mix.
    • Add two tablespoons of cake batter to each cupcake liner.
    • Add one tablespoon of the filling mixture to the top of the cake batter in each cupcake liner.
    • Bake at 350 for about 18 minutes. Cool completely before frosting with buttercream.



    Grab my buttercream recipe on the blog or by clicking on a link below:
    Vanilla Bean Buttercream Recipe
    Bright White Heat Stable Buttercream Recipe


    Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 22mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 0.5mg