Saturday, July 14, 2012

TIE DYE BUTTERFLY CUPCAKES



VANILLA CUPCAKES..THE BEST!!!

1 ¾ cups plus 2 tablespoons flour
¾ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup butter, at room temperature
1 ½ cups sugar
3 eggs
¾ cup whole milk
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

BEAT BUTTER AND SUGAR. ADD EGGS ONE AT A TIME. ADD VANILLA. COMBINE DRY INGREDIENTS AND ADD , ALTERNATING WITH THE MILK. DIVIDE IN MUFFIN TINS AND BAKE AT 350 20-23 MINS UNTIL TESTER COMES OUT CLEAN. COOL COMPLETELY BEFORE FROSTING.
ADAPTED FROM GHIRARDELLI

BUTTERCREAM:

BEAT 2 STICKS BUTTER AND ADD 4 CUPS CONFECTIONERS SUGAR. ADD 1/2 CUP MILK, 2 TSP. VANILLA AND 4 MORE CUPS SUGAR. BEAT UNTIL CREAMY. COLOR AS DESIRED.

FOR THE TIE DYE EFFECT, DIVIDE & COLOR YOUR FROSTING FOR YOUR 3 COLORS. I USED WHITE, PINK AND ORANGE. LAY A SCOOP OF EACH SIDE BY SIDE IN YOUR PASTRY BAG AND PIPE AWAY!!!!! TOP WITH ROYAL ICING CANDIES!

ADAPTED FROM MAGNOLIA

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SWEET AVA!!!!

6 comments:

Cheerios and Lattes said...

The cupcakes look delicious! I would love to invite you to share this on Saturday Show and Tell: (www.cheeriosandlattes.com/saturday-show-tell-20/). I know that my readers would appreciate this and some of your other posts. Thanks and have a great weekend.
-Mackenzie
http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com

Cheerios and Lattes said...

Thanks for linking up, I hope you'll be back this week.
-Mackenzie

Debra Kapellakis said...

Gorgeous colors!

Anonymous said...

THE SECOND 4 CUPS OF SUGAR ARE ALSO POWDER SUGAR OR GRANULATED??? THANKS.

DANIELLE said...

CONFECTIONERS

Anonymous said...

thank you!!!!!

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