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.


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.


This is how they will turn out!

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