Bubblegum Cupcakes

Bubblegum Cupcakes

In our circle it seems that the majority of our friends and family have summer birthdays, which means that come April birthday party season is in full swing.  Whether it’s for a party we’re hosting (for the boys) or a party that we get invited to – cupcakes are always my go-to recipe.  They are easy to make (for the most part) and travel well when it’s a party that we’re going to at someone else’s house. These Bubblegum Cupcakes are always a crowd pleaser and I make them as often as possible.  This recipe makes 14 cupcakes and takes 50 minutes start to finish, so you can whip them up in a jiffy.

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INGREDIENTS:



1 1/2 Cups all purpose flour
2/3 Cup sugar
1 1/2 stick softened salted butter
1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2 Eggs
1 tablespoons vanilla
1/2 Cup (any %) milk
1 tablespoon Lorann bubblegum flavoring
Blue food coloring

For decorating:

Any vanilla frosting
Pink food coloring
Blue bubblegum balls
1 Tablespoon Lorann bubblegum flavoring

 

You will also need:

Cup cake baking pan
Cupcake liners
Large mixing bowl
Measuring cups
Hand or stand mixer
Decorating bag
Scissors
Mixing spoon



INSTRUCTIONS: 


  • Step 1

Preheat your oven to 350° and put cupcake liners into your cupcake baking pan.

  • Step 2

In a large mixing bowl, mix your butter and sugar together until you have a whipped texture.

  • Step 3

Now mix in your egg, milk and vanilla.

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  • Step 4

Then mix in your flour and baking soda.

  • Step 5

Once your batter is made, mix in your tablespoon of bubblegum flavoring and 4 drops of blue food coloring.

 

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  • Step 6

Fill your baking cups 1/2 full with your blue batter.

 

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  • Step 7

Bake for 20 minutes then let cool.

 

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  • Step 8

While your cupcakes are cooling, mix your can of vanilla frosting with a couple drops of pink food coloring and tablespoon of bubblegum flavoring.

  • Step 9

Scoop your pink frosting into a decorating bag and cut 1/2 inch of the tip off the bag.

  • Step 10

When your cupcakes are cooled, frost a large swirl onto your cupcakes, starting at the outside and ending in the middle.

 

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  • Step 11

Top off with a blue gum ball and enjoy these yummy treats!

 

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