Christmas Funfetti Cupcakes

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I make tons of chocolate cupcakes from my favorite doctored cake mix recipe, but I have never really tried a yellow or white doctored cake mix. A friend of mine at work got his wisdom teeth taken out, and since he couldn’t eat much of any solid foods, he asked me to make him cupcakes. His request: funfetti. I have never made a homemade funfetti recipe, so I thought it would be the perfect time to try. He wouldn’t be able to taste much anyway, right?

Christmas Funfetti cupcakes with dark chocolate frosting

I perused the internet for ideas; I was looking for something somewhat easy. I landed on the  Your Cup of Cake blog. She has lots of very intriguing cupcake recipes and lot of doctored cake mix recipes. I decided I would start with a white-based cupcake and add some Christmas colored sprinkles.

Easy vanilla cupcakes

 

Vanilla Cupcakes
Recipe from Your Cup of Cake
Makes 16 cupcakes

1 Box white cake mix

4 Egg whites

1/3 C Oil

3/4 C Buttermilk

3/4 C Sour Cream

1 tbsp Vanilla

1/4 C Sprinkles

  • Preheat oven to 350° F
  • Combine egg whites, oil, buttermilk, sour cream and vanilla extract in a bowl and whisk gently.
  • Slowly mix in cake mix until well combined.
  • Add sprinkles and gently fold into batter.

    Yummy batter
  • Fill lined cupcakes pan 1/2-2/3 full and bake for 12 minutes, check with a toothpick and bake another 2-3 minutes until tops are golden or until you can insert a toothpick and it comes out clean.
  • Let cupcakes cool for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
  • Frost with your favorite frosting once cupcakes are completely cooled
Get into my belly!

I love the way these turned out. They were moist and had a lot of body to them. They were much easier to make than I thought and now I know I can make any custom color funfetti cupcakes!

Yummmmmmmmy in my tummy!

I would highly recommend making these for a Christmas party!

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