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Monday, March 25, 2013

Cupcake Countdown

Is this a short week for you?
I am having fun preparing Easter cupcakes.

~~~Today's feature~~~

Cream Cheese Surprise!


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Duncan Hines Yellow Butter Recipe Cake Mix -
    Mix according to directions on box - 3 eggs, 1/2 cup water, 1 stick butter
1 Envelope Dream Whip
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
Mix for 8 minutes

<4 oz Cream Cheese-cut in chunks

Preheat Oven to 325°
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Using your surprise pan
Place your cupcake holder in pan poking through the metal stick in the middle
Pour 1 tbsp cake batter in bottom of cupcake holder
Insert one cube Cream Cheese on stick touching the cake batter
Fill cupcake holder 3/4 full
Bake for 15-20 minutes until done (toothpick inserted is removed clean) 



Icing:

4 cups Powder Sugar
1/4 cup Crisco
1 tsp Clear Vanilla Extract
1/2 cup water

Mix all ingredients
Add powder sugar and water until you reach desired piping consistency

Using a Wilton Tip #12 attach your desired color of Sixlets To your cupcake.  


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Have fun making yours!