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Fourth of July Firecracker Cupcakes

5 from 1 vote

Ingredients
  

  • Cupcakes:
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup softened Butter
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Frosting:
  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 3 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1-2 tbsp Milk
  • Red and Blue Gel Colouring
  • Twizzlers Peel and Pull Candies

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Line muffin pan with liners.
  • Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • Cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs and vanilla
  • Add in flour mixture and milk gradually alternating between them.
  • Fill each liner 2/3 full and bake for 18 minutes of until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Whip butter,vanilla and gradually add powdered sugar.
  • Add milk until you reach desired consistency.
  • Prepare a piping bag and fold the bag down over a cup.
  • Using a toothpick draw several red and blue lines up the sides of the bag.
  • Transfer frosting to piping bag and frost each cupcake.
  • Cut Twizzlers into approximately 2" pieces and insert in middle peeling a little at the top for effect.