Red, White and Blue Swirled Cupcakes

recipe 02 July 03 2015Everyone loves picnic treats they can grab and eat, and these July 4th cupcakes also bring pyrotechnics to the plate. Each is topped with an explosive three-color swirl of icing, easily created with the Color Swirl Three-Color Coupler.

Yield: 12 cupcakes

  • Favorite cupcake recipe or mix
  • 4.5-pound tub White ReadyTo-Use Decorator Icing Color

Icing Colors:(mixing colors to get that perfect shade)

  • Red (formula 186): 2 cups icing + 40 Red
  • White: Reserve 2 cups icing Deep Blue (formula 647): 2 cups icing + 26 Blue + 8 Red + 4 Purple Bake cupcakes according to package directions in red, white and blue standard baking cups.

Tint icing following color formulas above. Prepare Color Swirl 3- Color Coupler according to package directions, filling one decorating bag each with red, white and blue icing and fitting with tip 1M. Pipe a swirl on each cooled cupcake top.