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Cotton Candy Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup – unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups – granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon – vanilla extract or cotton candy extract
  • 4 – eggs
  • 3 cups + 6 tablespoons – sifted Swans Down Cake Flour
  • 1 tablespoon – baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon – salt
  • 1 cup – milk
  • red & blue food coloring (for pink and light blue)
  • cupcake liners

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350°. Place cupcake liners into pan.

SIFT Swans Down Cake Flour then lightly spoon into measuring cup for 3 cups + 6 tablespoons.

CREAM butter until light and fluffy. Add sugar and continue to cream. Gradually add vanilla and eggs and mix well.

SIFT together the dry ingredients; then mix into butter mixture alternating with milk.

DIVIDE batter into 2 bowls. Add each food coloring to both bowls. Alternate colors and pour batter ¾ full in muffin cups.

BAKE  for 20-25 minutes until light golden brown. Cool cupcakes then frost with Cotton Candy Butter Cream Frosting.