Green Velvet cupcakes

Happy Saint Patrick’s day!!

Blue jellybeans

Happy Saint Patrick day!

Here’s my little homage to the Irish.

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tsps. green food coloring

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 package of softened cream cheese
  • ¼ cup softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 bag powdered sugar (2 lb. bag)
  • Milk as needed

Green buttercream icing

  • ½ cup (125 mL) butter, softened
  • 2 cups (500 mL) icing sugar
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla
  • 2 tbsp. (30 mL) milk or cream
  • Green food coloring (preferably paste type)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 ºF (180 ºC) Line a muffin pan with paper liners.

Lightly stir eggs in a medium bowl with a wire whisk. Add remaining liquid ingredients and stir together with…

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