Christmas Tree Cupcakes

 

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Christmas Tree Cupcakes

 

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients 

1 ⅓ cup flour

1 ¼ tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs

2 tsp vanilla

½ cup sour cream

Christmas tree sprinkle mix

Christmas nonpareils

 

Frosting Ingredients

8 oz. cream cheese

½ cup butter, room temperature

2 tsp vanilla

3 ½ cups powdered sugar

2-3 drops green gel food coloring

 

Directions

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, mix together butter and sugar for 1-2 minutes, until light and fluffy.

Add eggs, vanilla, and sour cream, mix again until just combined.

Spoon the cupcake batter into the cupcake liners, fill them a little over  ½ way full.

Bake 17-18 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and food coloring. 

Slowly add powdered sugar, mixing well to combine.

Mix in additional green food coloring, if needed to reach desired shade of green frosting.

Once the cupcakes are cooled, frost them generously creating your tree shape as you go up.

Top with a star sprinkle and additional red, white, and green nonpareils.

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Wow your guests with this easy Christmas Tree Cupcake recipe.  Leave them believing that you are one of those top Pinterest people!

Christmas Tree Cupcakes
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Ingredients

  • Cupcakes-
  • 1 ⅓ cup flour
  • 1 ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • Christmas tree sprinkle mix
  • Christmas nonpareils
  • Frosting-
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • 2-3 drops green gel food coloring

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together butter and sugar for 1-2 minutes, until light and fluffy.
  4. Add eggs, vanilla, and sour cream, mix again until just combined.
  5. Spoon the cupcake batter into the cupcake liners, fill them a little over ½ way full.
  6. Bake 17-18 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, butter, vanilla, and food coloring.
  8. Slowly add powdered sugar, mixing well to combine.
  9. Mix in additional green food coloring, if needed to reach desired shade of green frosting.
  10. Once the cupcakes are cooled, frost them generously creating your tree shape as you go up.
  11. Top with a star sprinkle and additional red, white, and green nonpareils.
  12. Enjoy!
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