Christmas Cupcakes

Easy recipe you can use with the kids…Fun, Fun,Fun and delicious!

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 30 mins
  • Total Time 55 mins
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • Icing 4 ounces butter ( 8 table spoons)
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • Decorations colored crystal sugar
  • candy sprinkles
  • candy
  • marshmallows

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add shortening, milk, and vanilla.
  5. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed.
  6. Scrape side of bowl with a spatula.
  7. Add eggs to the mixture.
  8. Beat for 1 minute on medium speed.
  9. Scrape bowl again.
  10. Beat on high speed for 1 minute 30 seconds until well mixed.
  11. Spoon cupcake batter into paper liners until 1/2 to 2/3 full.
  12. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  13. Cool 5 minutes in pans then remove and place on wire racks to cool completely.
  14. Once cupcakes are completely cooled, frost and decorate as you desire. Let your imagination run wild!

Source: food.com

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