Baseball CupcakesI like these simple baseball cupcakes because it can be mixed up by hand. I…
2 tablespoons shortening 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup 2% milk 1 egg white 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup cake flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt FROSTING: 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 teaspoons 2% milk Red shoestring licorice
In a small bowl, cream shortening and sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes.
Beat in the milk, egg white and vanilla.
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Fill paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full.
Bake at 350° for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
In a small bowl, beat the butter, confectioners sugar and milk until smooth.
Decorate with licorice pieces to form lacing.
Nutrition Facts 1 cupcake (calculated without licorice):
- 308 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.