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Easy Fourth of July Cupcakes: Red, White & Blue

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Welcome back! It’s Day 2 of our Red, White and Blue Week! Since today is Cupcake Tuesday, of course I had to share Red, White & Blue Cupcakes with you for Fourth of July.

Easy 4th of July Cupcakes:: Red, White & Blue :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

We like keeping it easy around here, so we are starting with a white cake mix, dividing the batter and coloring 2 portions, red and blue. Then layering the batter to create a festive Red, White & Blue Cupcakes.

Easy 4th of July Cupcakes :: Red, White & Blue :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

The Fourth of July Cupcake Toppers are from last year and designed by Charlotte from The Paper Cupcake! Details on how to print them are at the bottom of this post.

Easy 4th of July Cupcakes :: Red, White & Blue :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

The frosting is Wilton Decorator Icing piped on with star tip #1M and a few sprinkles on top. Then add the Cupcake Topper. Interested in learning how I made the star shape behind the topper? Pop on over and check it out!

Easy 4th of July Cupcakes :: Red, White & Blue :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

The inside of the cupcake is layered red, white and blue for a fun surprise.

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Easy 4th of July Cupcakes: Red, White & Blue

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Easy 4th of July Cupcakes: Red, White & Blue

Super easy and festive cupcakes for your Fourth of July Celebration. Recipe from HoosierHomemade.com

Ingredients

  • 1 white boxed cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk {splash of vinegar in a measuring, fill with milk and let set a couple minutes}
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • Red No-Taste Coloring {no taste is important, red coloring is usually bitter}
  • Royal Blue Coloring
  • White Frosting
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and add liners to cupcake pan
  2. Combine cake mix, eggs, buttermilk and oil until smooth
  3. Divide batter into 3 bowls, about 1 cup each
  4. Add red and blue coloring into separate bowls, mix well
  5. Using a 1 tablespoon cookie dough scoop, add batter into each liner beginning with the blue, top with a scoop of white, then red
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  7. Remove from oven and cool completely
  8. Fill a decorator bag fitted with a star tip #1M with white frosting
  9. Pipe on frosting and top with sprinkles and cupcake topper if desired
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Comments

  1. barbara says:

    the recipe above…..is this what you usually recommend when making any cake MIX? sounds very interesting. thanks for sharing.

  2. Kayla says:

    I’m having a hard time finding where to print the cupcake toppers, I am a subscriber but don’t know where the ‘Archive’ page is. Unless this is it? Please help :)

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