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READY IN:
39mins
YIELD:
18 cupcakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 18 14 ounces white cake mix
  • 1 cup water (or as indicated on cake mix directions)
  • 13 cup oil (or as indicated on cake mix directions)
  • 3 eggs (or as indicated on cake mix directions)
  • 12 teaspoon blue food coloring
  • 12 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1 (16 ounce) can vanilla frosting
  • red white and blue candy sprinkles

Directions

  1. Prepare cake mix according to package directions.
  2. In a small bowl, combine 1 1/3 cups batter with blue food coloring. In another small bowl, combine red food coloring with 1 1/3 cups batter. Leave the remaining batter plain.
  3. Fill paper-lined muffin tins with 2 tablespoons red batter, 2 tablespoons plain batter, and 2 tablespoons blue batter. Do not swirl batter, leave it layered.
  4. Bake at 350ºF for 20-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in a cupcake comes out clean.
  5. Cool 10 minutes in pan and then remove cupcakes to a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Frost with vanilla frosting and decorate with sprinkles.

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