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    Tiny blue buttercream stars and red-licorice stripes create a patriotic batch of cupcakes to celebrate Independence Day.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups cake flour, (not self-rising)
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons (2 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 2 1/4 cups sugar
    • 5 large whole eggs plus 3 egg yolks, room temperature
    • 2 cups buttermilk, room temperature
    • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • 5 large egg whites
    • 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
    • Pinch of kosher salt
    • 1 pound (4 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons, room temperature
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
    • Blue gel-paste food color
    • 1 small bag (about 5 ounces) red licorice laces

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 24
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 207 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 2.09%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.69%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 3 mg 1.12%
    • Sodium: 272 mg 11.32%
    • Calcium: 38 mg 3.77%
    • Potassium: 58 mg 1.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 44 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.33%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.12%
    • Vitamin C 8.26%
    • Vitamin D 0.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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