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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 84 g
(Approx. 18 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370 Calories From Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated Fat 4.5 g 23%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 50 mg 17%
Sodium 240 mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 52 g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Sugars 41 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin A 2% Iron 2%
Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Patriotic Cupcakes

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
50 minutes
Total Time
1 h 5 m
18  People


Recipe makes 18 Servings

16 1/2 Oz White Cake Mix
1/4 cup(s) Hill Country Fare Vegetable Oil
3 large H-E-B Large Grade AA Eggs
1/2 cup(s) Hill Country Fare Vegetable Shortening
1/2 cup(s) soft spread margarine
1 Tsp H-E-B Pure Vanilla Extract
4 cup(s) H-E-B Powdered Sugar, sifted
2 Tbsp H-E-B Select Ingredients 2% Milk
1 blue food color
1 red food color
3 1/4 Oz Wilton's Red Sugar Sprinkles
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Line cupcake pans with 18 foil or paper liners and set aside.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Prepare cake batter according to package directions.
Spoon 1/3 cup batter into each cupcake liner.
Bake cupcakes for 20 minutes. Cool cupcakes 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. Then add vanilla and mix 1 more minute on medium speed.
Add sugar to icing mixture one cup at a time while mixing on medium speed. Then add 2 tablespoons of milk and mix on high speed for 1 minute until icing is fluffy.
Divide icing evenly into 3 small bowls, blending well one color per bowl, blue, red and white.
Ice each cupcake alternating each colored icing and sprinkles.



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