Have a Flag-Waving Fourth
Celebrate the Fourth with a fabulous finale….serve dessert while you enjoy the fireworks.
These all-American cupcakes are festively adorned in red, white and blue from top to bottom, beginning with star-studded Old Glory baking cups all the way up to the waving flag. They promise to be patriotically pleasing for all - kids and adults alike.
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Flag Festivities Cupcakes
Makes 24 cupcakes
1 package (18.25 ounces) yellow or white cake mix
Egg, oil and water to prepare mix
1/2 cup red, white and blue nonpareils, sprinkle mixes or jimmies, divided
3 cups ready-to-use white decorator icing or buttercream icing
24 4-inch lollipop sticks
24 Patriotic Flags icing decorations
Preheat oven to 350°F. Place baking cups in standard muffin pan.
In large bowl, prepare cake mix following package instructions. Stir in up to 1/4 cup of the sprinkles; spoon into baking cups. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center or cupcake comes out clean. Cool completely.
Ice cupcakes smooth; add remaining sprinkles. Insert lollipop sticks into cupcakes; attach icing decorations with stiff icing.