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Green Frosted Cupcakes Recipe

Green Frosted Cupcakes Recipe
Makes 12 Cupcakes

For Cupcakes
1 3/4 cups cake flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 cup milk
Zest of 1 lemon + juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
3 egg whites
Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple food coloring

For Frosting
2/3 cup sugar
2 egg whites
1/4 cup water
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
Pinch of salt
Green food coloring

Make Cupcakes
Heat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 12 cup muffin pan with white paper liners. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a bowl, set aside. Stir together milk, lemon juice, and vanilla in a bowl, set aside. Beat butter, 3/4 cup sugar, and zest in a bowl. Beat in flour mixture alternating with milk mixture, beat until smooth. BEAT egg whites in a bowl, beat in remaining sugar, beat until stiff peaks form. Fold beaten egg whites into batter. Divide batter among 6 bowls, tint each with 3 drops food coloring, stir well. DIVIDE purple batter among muffin cups, spread to cover bottom, layer blue, green, yellow, orange, and red batters on top, spreading each color but making sure not to swirl the colors together. Bake cupcakes 2O min. Let cool in pan. MAKE FROSTING---Whisk sugar, egg whites, water, vanilla, cream of tartar, green food coloring, and salt in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water until stiff peaks form. Remove bowl from pan, let cool 5 min. Transfer frosting to a piping bag fitted with a large round tip. Pipe onto cupcakes.
Serve and enjoy.
Anna in Sweden

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