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Fireworks Cupcakes

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Fireworks Cupcakes
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 1 hr 40 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24
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Create fireworks with easy-mix red, white and blue cupcakes.

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ white cake mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 eggs

Frosting and Decoration

  • 1 container Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting
  • Betty Crocker™ red and blue decorating icing
  • 24 blue candy stars
  • Red and blue colored sugars

Directions

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat Cupcake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  • 3
    Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pans to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    Frost cupcakes with frosting. Using red and blue icings, decorate to look like fireworks. Add blue stars and colored sugars. Store loosely covered.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Look for red paper baking cups at kitchen specialty stores or wherever cake-decorating supplies are sold.

Nutrition Information

200 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 17g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
30mg
9%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Create fireworks with easy-mix red, white and blue cupcakes.
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