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Patriotic 4th of July Cupcakes June 29, 2012

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Patriotic 4th of July Cupcakes

Serves 18
Cook time 20 minutes
Meal type Dessert
Website Food.com

Ingredients

  • 18 1/4oz white cake mix
  • 1 cup water (or as indicated on cake mix directions)
  • 1/3 cup oil (or as indicated on cake mix directions)
  • 3 eggs (or as indicated on cake mix directions)
  • 1/2 teaspoon blue food coloring
  • 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 16oz can vanilla frosting
  • red white and blue candy sprinkles

Directions

Step 1
Prepare cake mix according to package directions.
Step 2
In a small bowl, combine 1 1/3 cups batter with blue food coloring. In another small bowl, combine red food coloring with 1 1/3 cups batter. Leave the remaining batter plain.
Step 3
Fill paper-lined muffin tins with 2 tablespoons red batter, 2 tablespoons plain batter, and 2 tablespoons blue batter. Do not swirl batter, leave it layered.
Step 4
Bake at 350ºF for 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in a cupcake comes out clean.
Step 5
Cool 10 minutes in pan and then remove cupcakes to a wire rack to cool completely.
Step 6
Frost with vanilla frosting and decorate with sprinkles.