Funfetti Cupcakes

Funfetti Cupcakes:

  • 1/2 c butter, melted
  • 1 1/4 c sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 c buttermilk
  • 2/3 cup rainbow sprinkles

Vanilla Buttercream:

  • 1 c shortening
  • 1/2 c butter, softened
  • 4 1/2 c powdered sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • 2-4 tbs heavy cream

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix melted butter and sugar until thick. Add eggs until incorporated. Add in vanilla.
  3. In separate bowl, combine dry ingredients.
  4. Alternate adding dry mixture and buttermilk to the butter mixture. Blend until well mixed. Add in sprinkles and mix by hand until well incorporated.
  5. Bake for 18-21 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cupcakes cool completely before frosting.

Vanilla Buttercream:

  1. Beat butter and shortening on med-high. Add sugar a little at a time, alternating with tbs of cream, scraping the bowl between. Once fully incorporated, mix on high 10 minutes or until light and fluffy.

 

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