These delightful Patriotic Cupcakes are easy to make and perfectly red-white-and-blue festive!
Author:Erika at Living Well Mom
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:20 mins
Total Time:40 mins
Yield:18 cupcakes 1x
1 package (18 1/4 oz) white cake mix
ingredients for the cake mix as listed on the box (usually eggs, water, vegetable oil)
red and blue food coloring
1 can (16 oz) vanilla frosting or make your own
red, white, and blue sprinkles
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Prepare cake batter mix according to package directions for cupcakes. Divide the batter into thirds and place in separate bowls. It will be approximately 1 and 1/3 cups in each bowl. Add red food coloring to one bowl, blue to another, and leave the third plain (white.) Mix.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups with 2 tablespoons red batter, 2 tablespoons plain batter, and 2 tablespoons blue batter.
Bake at 350 degrees for approx 20 minutes (or follow package directions.)
Cool for 10 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.
Frost with vanilla frosting, decorate with sprinkles.