Green Ombre Cupcakes

McCormick
Green Ombre Cupcakes
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Ingredients

  • cupcakes
  • frosting
  • 1 package white cake mix (2-layer size)
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • green food coloring (McCormick®)
  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 16 ounces sugar (confectioners’)
  • 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

  1. Prepare cake mix as directed on package, using whole eggs. Stir in vanilla. Divide batter evenly into 2 bowls. Stir 75 drops (about 3/4 teaspoon) food color into one bowl, tinting batter dark green. Stir 15 drops food color into second bowl, tinting batter medium green.
  2. Spoon heaping 1 tablespoon of the dark green batter into each of 18 paper-lined muffin cups; spread gently into an even layer. Repeat with medium green batter, spreading over dark green batter.
  3. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes on wire rack.
  4. For the Frosting, beat butter and vanilla in large bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually add confectioners' sugar, beating well after each addition and scraping sides and bottom of bowl frequently. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in 3 drops food color to tint frosting light green. Frost cooled cupcakes with Frosting.
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NutritionView more

1500Calories
Sodium53%DV1270mg
Fat94%DV61g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs78%DV234g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories1500Calories from Fat550
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat61g94%
Saturated Fat32g160%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol125mg42%
Sodium1270mg53%
Potassium230mg7%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat550
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate234g78%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars193g386%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.