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Patriotic Cupcakes

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Quick and easy


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 minutes. 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 while 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 each color of icing and sprinkle with the matching color sprinkles. Use the red, white and blue sprinkles on the white icing. Arrange the cupcakes on a large platter alternating the 3 colors
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Created 07/31/2009
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