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.:funfetti cupcakes- homemade style:.

So, I stole this recipe from How Sweet It Is who I was introduced to by my friend e {she also has a blog you should check out here}.  These cupcakes are some of the most fun little fellas I’ve ever made!  They are yummy and delicious and super cute!  The recipe only makes 12 little cakes which is perfect, because lord knows I don’t need even 1 much less a whole big batch of 24 cupcakes.  Enjoy!


Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes

makes 12 cupcakes

1/2 cup butter

1 cup sugar

2 whole eggs

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 cup milk

1/3 cup assorted brightly colored sprinkles + more for top of frosting

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream butter and sugar in electric mixer until smooth and fluffy, about 3-4 minutes.

Add eggs and vanilla.

Combine dry ingredients and sift together in a bowl

{or over a piece of wax paper}.

Add half of the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. Add the milk. Once mixed, add remaining dry ingredients.

Fold in assorted sprinkles.

Scoop batter into cupcake pan and fill 2/3 of the way full.

Bake for 18-20 minutes.

Let cool, then frost.


Buttercream Icing

2 sticks butter, room temperature

3 cups powdered sugar

Dash of salt

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon milk

Beat butter in mixer until silky and shiny.  I usually beat mine for about 7 minutes. 

Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time. 

Add vanilla. 

If needed add milk for consistency. 



About thefrostedmarshmallow

i like to wear flip-flops all year long. pajamas are my best friend. and nothing beats a good pair of blue jeans. i'm not an elegant writer. but i can talk the ears off a brass monkey. i smile a lot. smiling is my favorite. and yes, one of my favorite movies is Elf. my favorite color may be pink. and i might like to sing in the shower, even though i can't carry a tune in a bucket. i can't help that i like some really bad 80's music, because i do. i like old hymns too, so i think that makes up for the bad 80's music.

3 responses »

  1. Bethany Claire they look yummie….just remember we are just down the sidewalk if you need someone to sample….just saying

  2. It’s official… there’s no way I could live with you and E!! :)… I’d be eating sweets EVERY meal. I’m loving that you’re blogging Bethany!!

  3. Pingback: day 10: {funfetti cupcakes- christmas style} « thefrostedmarshmallow

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