St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes

What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with green cupcakes!


We're making our cupcakes from scratch but if you're using a mix, follow the mix and add green food coloring! If you're following our instructions, start at eight and work from there!


Things You'll Need:

  • 2 cups + 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour

  • 4 1/2 tablespoons of corn starch

  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda

  • 1/4 teaspoons of salt

  • 3/4 cup butter

  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 1/3 cup of sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of green food coloring

  • Green frosting

  • Green cupcake liners

  • 'Happy St. Patrick's Day' plastic rings

  • Edible Shamrock sugar shape


How To Make:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Line the muffin tins with green cupcake liners.

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, corn starch, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

  4. In the bowl of a standing electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and creamy.

  5. Add in the eggs one at a time, beating each.

  6. Mix in the sour cream, vanilla, and food coloring.

  7. Mix in the flour until just combined.

  8. Spoon batter into cupcake liners and bake for 15-18 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

  9. Set aside the cupcakes to cool before adding the frosting.

  10. Once cooled, add the green frosting on top.

  11. Then top with a St. Patrick's Day plastic ring, that your guests can wear after!

  12. Top with the edible Shamrock sugar shape.

  13. Serve and enjoy!


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