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Funfetti Cupcakes

Easy Funfetti Cupcakes | by Lauren Kapeluck for TheCakeBlog.com

Funfetti Cupcakes – easy homemade funfetti cupcake recipe, made from scratch, with sprinkles and fluffy vanilla buttercream frosting.

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Ingredients

For the Funfetti Cupcakes:

For the Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream:

Instructions

Make the Funfetti Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin pans with cupcake liners.
  2. In bowl of stand mixer combine all dry ingredients: flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.  Beat for 2 minutes until well combined.
  3. Add butter a few cubes at a time beating on low until resembles coarse sand.
  4. Add egg whites and beat on medium speed until well combined.
  5. Add milk and vanilla and mix on medium speed 1-2 minutes until well combined, scraping sides of bowl as necessary.
  6. Fold in rainbow jimmies.
  7. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full with batter.
  8. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Let cupcakes cool in pans for 5 minutes, then remove to wire racks to finish cooling.
  10. Once cupcakes are completely cool frost with Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream.

Make the Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream:

  1. In bowl of stand mixer beat butter on medium speed for 4 minutes until light and fluffy.
  2. Add confectioner’s sugar, vanilla and milk and beat on medium speed for 6 minutes, scraping sides of bowl as necessary.
  3. Use an offset spatula to spread on desired amount of icing.
  4. Add rainbow jimmies to a bowl and dip the edge of your iced cupcake into the sprinkles and gently twist around in a circular motion until the edges are covered.