PEEPS Easter Cupcakes

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Recipe: PEEPS Easter Cupcakes

Summary: PEEPS make it so easy to quickly whip up some super cute cupcakes full of spring colors. Plus tips for Natural Color Frostings NO DYE!

Ingredients

    • white cake mix (box or your favorite recipe – whatever works for you!)
    • colorful frosting
    • PEEPS Marshmallow Chicks
    • sprinkles
  • Make Natural Color Buttercream Frosting
  • 16-ounce package of powdered sugar
    • 6 tablespoons vegan margarine, softened
    • 3 tablespoons soymilk or other nondairy alternative
    • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 1/8 teaspoon salt
    • Food coloring, commercial or natural
  • Beet juice or cherry juice from canned goods makes pink or red Blueberry juice makes lavender or purple
  • Turmeric powder (a spice) makes yellow or gold
  • Bottled liquid chlorophyl makes green

In a medium bowl, add powdered sugar. (Using a flour sifter to add it in will eliminate chunks). Add rest of ingredients. Using an electric mixer at medium-low speed, beat all ingredients until creamy. Add more soymilk a teaspoon at a time until you achieve your desired consistence. Separate frosting into small bowls. In each, add a tiny bit of coloring and mix well. Add more coloring for darker hues.

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For instructions please visit: Love from the Oven

Natural Color Frosting courtesy of: upc-online

 

 

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