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Fireworks BOMB POP Cupcake
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Fireworks Cupcakes

How fun are these Fireworks cupcakes? These are going to be the perfect addition to your 4th of July and Memorial Day!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bomb pop cupcake recipe, bomb pop cupcakes, firewords bomb pup cupcakes
Servings: 18 cupcakes
Calories: 337kcal
Author: Jill



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


  • 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
  • Patriotic cake sprinkles



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


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


Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 218mg | Potassium: 48mg | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 570IU | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 0.7mg