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Painted Cupcakes
dessert

Painted Cupcakes

Make a quick and easy glaze for cupcakes by warming canned white frosting in the microwave. Then paint colorful designs on the cupcakes using Flavor Paints – a fragrant mix of vanilla or lemon extract and food color.
  • 30m

    prep time

  • 6

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

24

(1 cupcake)

Servings

Instructions

  • Spoon frosting into medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 20 to 30 seconds, stirring every 10 seconds. (Frosting should be a pourable consistency.)

  • Dip tops of cupcakes into frosting. Let stand 10 minutes or until frosting is dried.

  • Prepare desired colors of Flavor Paints (see below). Using small clean paint brushes, paint designs on cupcakes.

  • Flavor Paints:

    Rosy Red: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Red Food Color

    Deep Ocean Blue: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Blue Food Color

    Blackest Night: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Black Food Color

    Grass Green: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Green Food Color

    Lemony Yellow: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Yellow Food Color

    Neon Blue: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Neon Blue Food Color

    Neon Green: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Neon Green Food Color

    Neon Purple: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Neon Purple Food Color

    Neon Pink: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract and 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Neon Pink Food Color

    Deep Pink: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and 15 drops McCormick® Red Food Color

    Medium Pink: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and 5 drops McCormick® Red Food Color

    Light Pink: 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract and 2 drops McCormick® Red Food Color

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