Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Dunkin' Donuts

By Elton Silva, PR & Social Media Team

Top O the mornin' to ya! St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and we want you to celebrate with us! Using two of our popular Dunkin’ Donuts beverages, our culinary team created DDelicious Irish Crème and Mint Hot Chocolate filled cupcakes to commemorate the occasion. These desserts are a must during any St. Patrick’s Day festivities. 

Have the luck of the Irish on your side? Participate in our Win a Mint Sweepstakes on Twitter for the chance to win $1,000 cash.  The three day Twitter sweepstakes asks fans to answer several questions surrounding our mint flavors for the chance to win a mint in honor of St. Patrick’s Day.


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Irish Crème Filled Cupcakes

Ingredients: 

• 1 Box of Your Favorite Vanilla Cupcake Mix

• 1 Box of Vanilla Instant Pudding

• 1 Small Piping Bag of Vanilla Icing 

• 1 Dunkin’ Donuts Medium Irish Crème Latte

• Sprinkles and other festive decorations

Instructions:

1. Make the cupcake mix and bake in the oven according to package instructions.

2. While cupcakes are cooling, make the pudding filling. Follow the vanilla pudding package instructions, replacing the milk with the Dunkin’ Donuts Medium Irish Crème Latte. 

3. Let the pudding set in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. 

4. While pudding is cooling in the refrigerator, cut the centers out of the cupcakes since this will be where the pudding filling will go. 

5. With a spoon, fill each scooped out cupcake with the pudding. Make pudding level with the top of the cupcake (do not over fill).

6. Pipe or spread vanilla icing on each cupcake.

7. Decorate.

8. Enjoy!

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Mint Hot Chocolate Filled Cupcakes

Ingredients: 

• 1 Box of Your Favorite Chocolate Cupcake Mix

• 1 Box of Chocolate Instant Pudding

• 1 Small Piping Bag of Vanilla Icing 

• 1 Dunkin’ Donuts Medium Mint Hot Chocolate

• Sprinkles and other festive decorations

Instructions:

1. Make the cupcake mix and bake in the oven according to package instructions.

2. While cupcakes are cooling, make the pudding filling. Follow the vanilla pudding package instructions, replacing the milk with the Dunkin’ Donuts Medium Mint Hot Chocolate 

3. Let the pudding set in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. 

4. While pudding is cooling in the refrigerator, cut the centers out of the cupcakes since this will be where the pudding filling will go. 

5. With a spoon, fill each scooped out cupcake with the pudding. Make pudding level with the top of the cupcake (do not over fill).

6. Pipe or spread chocolate icing on each cupcake.

7. Decorate.

8. Enjoy!

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with us and you can win a mint!

On March 12-14, Dunkin’ Donuts is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Twitter sweepstakes, giving our mint-loving fans a chance to win several mGifts or a potential grand prize of $1,000 cash. We’ll be testing your mint knowledge and asking several questions surrounding one of our most popular flavors. Followers of @DunkinDonuts may enter our sweepstakes by answering a question and using the official hashtag #DDMint. One winner each day will receive a $100 mGift and one grand prize winner will win a mint of $1,000 cash! 

For additional terms and conditions related to Dunkin’ Donuts Win a Mint Twitter sweepstakes, please visit here.


What are some of your St. Patrick’s DDay traditions? Tell us on Facebook and Twitter! For more ideas and tips on cooking with Dunkin’ products, check out our recipes here!