Firecracker Vanilla Cupcakes

These Firecracker Vanilla Cupcakes are the perfect treat for celebrating memorial day,  July 4th or even Canada day if you leave out the blue.  They are so festive and cute - they are sure to be a hit on any dessert table!

 

These Firecracker Vanilla Cupcakes are the perfect treat for celebrating memorial day,  July 4th or even Canada day if you leave out the blue.  They are so festive and cute – they are sure to be a hit on any dessert table!

 

These Firecracker Vanilla Cupcakes are the perfect treat for celebrating memorial day,  July 4th or even Canada day if you leave out the blue.  They are so festive and cute - they are sure to be a hit on any dessert table!

 

 

Firecracker Vanilla Cupcakes

INGREDIENTS
Cupcakes:
2 cup Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup softened Butter
3/4 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
1 cup Milk
1 tsp Vanilla

Frosting:
1 cup softened Butter
3 cup Powdered Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
1-2 tbsp Milk
Red and Blue Gel Colouring
Twizzlers Peel and Pull Candies

 

 

DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 375.
Line muffin pan with liners.
Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
Beat in eggs and vanilla

 

 

Add in flour mixture and milk gradually alternating between them.
Fill each liner 2/3 full and bake for 18 minutes of until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
Allow to cool.

 

Whip butter,vanilla and gradually add powdered sugar.
Add milk until you reach desired consistency.
Prepare a piping bag and fold the bag down over a cup.

 

Using a toothpick draw several red and blue lines up the sides of the bag.
Transfer frosting to piping bag and frost each cupcake.

 

Cut twizzlers into approximately 2″ pieces and insert in middle peeling a little at the top for effect.

 

 

Firecracker Vanilla Cupcakes
Ingredients
Cupcakes:
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup softened Butter
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
Frosting:
  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 3 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1-2 tbsp Milk
  • Red and Blue Gel Coloring
  • Twizzlers Peel and Pull Candies
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Line muffin pan with liners.
  3. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  5. Beat in eggs and vanilla
  6. Add in flour mixture and milk gradually alternating between them.
  7. Fill each liner 2/3 full and bake for 18 minutes of until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool.
  9. Whip butter,vanilla and gradually add powdered sugar.
  10. Add milk until you reach desired consistency.
  11. Prepare a piping bag and fold the bag down over a cup.
  12. Using a toothpick draw several red and blue lines up the sides of the bag.
  13. Transfer frosting to piping bag and frost each cupcake.
  14. Cut twizzlers into approximately 2" pieces and insert in middle peeling a little at the top for effect.

 

These Firecracker Vanilla Cupcakes are the perfect treat for celebrating memorial day,  July 4th or even Canada day if you leave out the blue.  They are so festive and cute - they are sure to be a hit on any dessert table!

 

 

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