Rainbow CupcakesSubmitted by: MAGGIETHESPY
IntroductionSpectacular to look at and delectable to eat, these cupcakes can be made full sized or mini (for those watching out waists shrink). Spectacular to look at and delectable to eat, these cupcakes can be made full sized or mini (for those watching out waists shrink).
3/4 cup Self-Rising Flour
3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
3/4 cup Unsalted Butter, Softened
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla
3 tbs Milk
Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow Food Coloring
6 Small Bowls
In a large mixing bowl, use whisk to beat sugar into butter until creamy and fluffy. The mixture should be light in color.
Slowly stir in eggs and flour, making sure each is thouroughly stirred in. Mix in Vanilla.
Stir in milk 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring thoroughly after each tablespoon is added.
Divide mixture evenly into each of the smaller bowls.
Add food coloring in this manner:
Bowl 1- 8 drops red
Bowl 2- 8 drops yellow, 4 drops red
Bowl 3- 8 drops yellow
Bowl 4- 8 drops green
Bowl 5- 8 drops blue
Bowl 6- 8 drops blue, 4 drops red
Mix well until colors are evenly distributed.
Colors are as follows:
Bowl 1- Red
Bowl 2- Orange
Bowl 3- Yellow
Bowl 4- Green
Bowl 5- Blue
Bowl 6- Purple.
Line muffin pan with muffin cups. Starting with purple, spoon batter evenly into each of the muffin cups, spreadng slightly. Continue, layering, with blue, then green, then yellow, then orange, then red.
Bake for 20 minutes at 395 degrees.
Makes 12 regular-sized cupcakes.
Number of Servings: 12
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAGGIETHESPY.