Rainbow Tie-dye Cupcakes

The birthday of a teacher at my school is tomorrow, so I decided to make her a treat. She is a total hippy and you can’t get more hippy than rainbow tie-dye cupcakes.  It was awesome to see the look on her face when she cut the cupcake open- the expression I was looking for! You will be just as surprised when you cut yours too! The colors are so vibrant and don’t blend when they are baking. Anyone will love them.

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To make the cupcakes you will need:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon of salt

2 eggs

2/3 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons of vanilla extract

1 1/2 sticks butter

1/2 cup milk

Beat eggs and sugar until blended. Then add vanilla and butter.

Whisk the other dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Add milk and dry

ingredients to egg mixture alternating. Once the batter is complete,

separate into 6 different bowls (or however many colors you want). Add a

different food coloring to each bowl and mix well until batter becomes the

color you want it to be. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with muffin liners and

add a dollop of each color with a spoon into the liner. Add only a tea-

spoon of each color and do not mix! The different colored batters will

even out and fill the whole liner once in the oven. Do this to all 12 cup-

cakes and bake for 18 minutes at 350*F.

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This is how they will turn out!

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