Funfetti Tye-Dye Cupcakes

24 May

I had been wanting to do this tye-dye frosting technique for so long but it I was always too lazy to mix up all the colors. By chance, I happened to have leftover frosting from the baby shower cake that I had just dumped into a Tupperware together with the hopes of using it with future cake balls where the color didn’t make a difference. However, I put it to a much better use with these homemade Funfetti cupcakes. The occasion? Lolli’s first birthday party of course!! Oh, and note to mom because I know you’re reading this, when you gave me your credit card to go to BJ’s that one day I might have bought a kibbutz sized jar of rainbow sprinkles..thanks love ya.. 

Funfetti Tye-Dye Cupcakes
Adapted From: All Recipes

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup-ish of rainbow sprinkles

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin pan with paper liners
-In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter.
-Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
-Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
-Finally stir in the milk until batter is smooth.
-Fold in the rainbow sprinkles with a spatula
-Pour or spoon batter into the prepared pan, filling them 2/3 of the way full

-Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or when toothpick comes out clean

Frosting Technique:
Basically you just separate frosting into different colors and try to put a different color on each side of the frosting bag so it comes out as a swirl..wooo..groovy…


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