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Patriotic Cupcakes
Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
20, Decorating time: 30 minutes
18 servings

1 box (18.25 oz.) Duncan hines cake mix any flavor

3 Hill Country Fare large eggs

1/3 cup Hill Country Fare eggs

1/2 cup Each: hill country fare vegetable shortening and margarine

1 teaspoon McCormick clear vanilla extract

4 cups Sifted H-E-B confectioners sugar

2 Tablespoons milk

1 bottle Each: wilton's® red sugar sprinkles


Line cupcake pans with 18 foil or paper liners and set aside. Heat the
oven to 350F. Prepare the cake batter according to package directions
and spoon 1/3 cup into each cupcake liner. Bake the cupcakes for 20 m
inutes. Cool cup cakes before icing.
Cream the vegetable shortening and margarine in a mixing bowl with an
electric mixer on medium to high speed for 3 minutes or until fluffy.
Add the vanilla and mix 1 more minute on medium speed.
Add the confectioners' sugar to the icing mixture one cup at a time wh
ile mixing on medium speed. Add the 2 Tablespoons milk and mix on high
speed for 1 minute or until icing is fluffy.
Divide the icing evenly into 3 small bowls. Add the blue and red food
color to 2 of the bowls of icing and blend well. Ice 6 cupcakes with e
ach color of icing and sprinkle with the matching color sprinkles. Use
the red, white and blue sprinkles on the white icing. Arrange the cup
cakes on a large platter alternating the 3 colors

Nutritional Information

No Nutritional Information Available


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