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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. Prepa
re the cake batter according to package directions and spoon 1/3 cup into each cupcake lin
er. Bake the cupcakes for 20 minutes. Cool cup cakes before icing.
Cream the vegetable shortening and margarine in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer on me
dium 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 while mixing on medium
speed. Add the 2 Tablespoons milk and mix on high speed for 1 minute or until icing is fl
Divide the icing evenly into 3 small bowls. Add the blue and red food color to 2 of the bo
wls of icing and blend well. Ice 6 cupcakes with each color of icing and sprinkle with the
matching color sprinkles. Use the red, white and blue sprinkles on the white icing. Arran
ge the cupcakes on a large platter alternating the 3 colors

Nutritional Information

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