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Fireworks BOMB POP Cupcakes

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How fun are these Fireworks BOMB POP cupcakes? These are going to be the perfect addition to your 4th of July and Memorial Day!

Fireworks BOMB POP cupcakes

Fireworks BOMB POP Cupcakes

Makes 18 Cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients:

  • 1 box of white cake mix
  • 3 eggs room temp
  • 1/2 Cup of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 Cup whole milk
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract
  • Red, and blue gel food coloring
  • Clear cupcake liners
  • Muffin pan

Cupcake Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line muffin pan with the white cupcake liners
  3. In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined
  4. Divide the batter into 3 bowls.
  5. Add the red food coloring to 1 bowl.
  6. Stir to combine.
  7. Add the blue food coloring to the second bowl.
  8. Stir to combine.
  9. Leave the third bowl white.
  10. Begin to fill the cupcake liners.
  11. Scoop about 1 tbsp of each colored batter into the cupcake continue to rotate colors until it is 3/4 of the way full.
  12. Bake in the oven for about 18-20 minutes.
  13. Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.

Fireworks BOMB POP CupcakesFrosting Ingredients:

  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Red, and blue gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a star tip
  • Patriotic cake sprinkles

Frosting Directions:

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
  3. Once the frosting is made, split it into three bowls
  4. Add about 2-4 drops of each color: red in one bowl, blue in another leaving the third one white.
  5. Place the piping bag into a large glass and fold the sides of the bag over.
  6. Scoop one spoonful of the red frosting onto one side of piping bag.
  7. Now scoop one spoonful of the blue frosting onto another side of the piping bag
  8. Scoop one spoonful of the white frosting onto the last side of the piping bag and squeeze the icing together.
  9. Frost the cooled cupcakes.
  10. Garnish with patriotic sprinkles before enjoying your AWESOME Fireworks Bomb Pop Cupcakes!

Fireworks BOMB POP Cupcakes

Fireworks BOMB POP Cupcakes
 
Serves: 18 cupcakes
Ingredients
  • Cupcake Ingredients:
  • 1 box of white cake mix
  • 3 eggs room temp
  • ½ Cup of softened unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 1 Cup whole milk
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract
  • Red, and blue gel food coloring
  • Clear cupcake liners
  • Muffin pan
  • Frosting Ingredients:
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 2½ C powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3-5 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Red, and blue gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a star tip
  • Patriotic cake sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Cupcake Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 350.
  3. Line muffin pan with the white cupcake liners
  4. In a medium bowl, add the cake mix, butter, milk, and vanilla extract and stir until combined
  5. Divide the batter into 3 bowls.
  6. Add the red food coloring to 1 bowl.
  7. Stir to combine.
  8. Add the blue food coloring to the second bowl.
  9. Stir to combine.
  10. Leave the third bowl white.
  11. Begin to fill the cupcake liners.
  12. Scoop about 1 tbsp of each colored batter into the cupcake continue to rotate colors until it is ¾ of the way full.
  13. Bake in the oven for about 18-20 minutes.
  14. Pull out the cupcakes and allow to cool before frosting.
  15. Frosting Directions:
  16. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  17. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
  18. Once the frosting is made, split it into three bowls
  19. Add about 2-4 drops of each color: red in one bowl, blue in another leaving the third one white.
  20. Place the piping bag into a large glass and fold the sides of the bag over.
  21. Scoop one spoonful of the red frosting onto one side of piping bag.
  22. Now scoop one spoonful of the blue frosting onto another side of the piping bag
  23. Scoop one spoonful of the white frosting onto the last side of the piping bag and squeeze the icing together.
  24. Frost the cooled cupcakes.
  25. Garnish with patriotic sprinkles.

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2 comments

  1. Wow, Really amazing just love this recipe looking so delicious. Definitely gonna try this at home for boys, they will love it. Thanks for shearing.

  2. These are so cute. The you for sharing your wonderful recipes with us all