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The World's Best Cupcake Recipe

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"The World's Best Cupcake" seems like a grand title, but that's the statement made by people that taste this recipe. Give it a try and see for yourself!

  • Hands-On Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 Hour
  • Servings: Approximately 20 Cupcakes
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  • ( this works really well for any flavor! I am listing Red Velvet here, but you can easily do Chocolate or Vanilla. Just match the instant pudding flavor to the cake flavor that you choose : )
  • 1 box - Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake Mix
  • 1 1/2 cups - Instant chocolate dry pudding mix (any brand as long as it's instant)
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 1/2 cup - Vegetable oil
  • 3/4 - cup - Egg whites
  • ( If you want a pre-made frosting try Duncan Hines Creamy Home-Style Cream Cheese Frosting with this. If you want an easy homemade recipe this one is delicious!)
  • 3 cups - Confectioner's Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - Heavy whipping Cream
  • 1 cup - Cream Cheese
  • 2 teaspoons - Vanilla

Baking Instructions

  1. FOR THE CAKE...
  2. Preheat the oven to 350. Pour all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and beat together until the batter is no longer lumpy. Batter will be thicker that most cake batter which is what you want. Distribute batter evenly into lined cupcake pans.
  3. Cook until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the middle of a cupcake. About 20 mins. Cool cake before frosting.
  5. Pour all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and beat until everything is creamy.
  6. To thicken frosting you can add more powdered sugar until the desired consistency is reached.
  7. Cool frosting in the fridge until the cake is ready to be frosted. Have fun decorating!!!

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Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled Eggs

If you want an easier way to scramble eggs rather than getting out the blender, then having to wash it later, try this: place your eggs in a jar, put on the lid tightly, and shake, shake, shake. So easy to pour it into the skillet and to wash the jar in the dishwasher.

Healthy Substitute

Healthy Substitute

When baking a vanilla cake or cupcake, replace the oil with the apple sauce. Use the same amount as directed in the recipe. It does not give off any apple flavor to your vanilla cupcakes.

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