April 21, 2011

Funfetti Fun...

My daughter wanted us to make "Funfetti" cupcakes to welcome
her two little cousins who just arrived in town for Easter!
When she discovered that we didn't have any Funfetti cake mix in the pantry...
I told her..."No worries...we can make them from scratch"
"We can?", she asked....quite surprised!
"Of Course!"
And here they are!
And they taste so much better than from a box...
 Preheat Oven to 350 degrees

Cream 1 stick butter and 1 1/4 c. sugar.  Beat in 2 eggs and 8 oz. plain
yogurt for 1 minute.  Add 2 c. flour and 1 tea. baking soda into the creamed
mixture until moist.  Add 1 tsp. vanilla and 1 tsp. lemon juice.
Fold in approx. 1/4 c. sprinkles.
Bake 18-21 mins.

My Recipe for frosting changes according to what I have on hand.
This time I used 8 oz. cream cheese, 1/3 c. sour cream, 1/4 c. plain yogurt,
about 2 tsp. lemon juice and 1/2 tsp. vanilla.
Slowly add enough powdered sugar until desired consistency!

Stay Cozy,


Julie Harward said...

How fun and I am sure they do taste much better too! I love the late night baking one below too...You have a wonderful Easter too :D

Blondie's Journal said...

I just bought a Funfetti mix!! I didn't realize they would be this easy to make! I'll be trying your recipe this weekend!


Florence and Mary said...

They look delicious!

Have a great Easter weekend,

Victoria xx

Aly said...

So fun! I made cupcakes last night too! Happy Easter!

vintagegirl said...

They look very yummy! It's nice you were able to make them from scratch using what you had on hand too:) I'm sure everyone will really enjoy them. Have a happy easter!


pollydove said...

I have made frosting from scratch recently, but I don't ever recall making the cake from scratch. Good for you! They look delicious. Funfetti is my youngest daughter's cupcake of choice too!

Creative Breathing said...

Carrie, I had to call down to my husband about this post. Sprinkle cake is an absolute must for all of my daughter's birthdays. This is such a sweet post! I have such an apology to make to you, my husband threw away all of my napkins! I had them on the counter ready to mail, and he scooped them up with his newspapers.
I wish you and your family a wonderful Easter, and thank you for the recipes you share here. Elizabeth

koralee said...

Cupcakes make me sooooo happy and yours are delightful!

Happy Easter my sweet friend...sending you JOYx100!

Diane Mars said...

I bet they all got gobbled up right away~ they look delicious~oxox

Kelly said...

Yummy! I bet they tased as good as they look xxx
Wishing you a very Happy Easter xxx

Cheryl said...

Oh my goodness, those look good... as does the one in the previous post! yum-yum!!!

About Jess & Jordan said...

Super cute! I love how your willing spirit to try something new or DIY!

Bringing Pretty Back said...

I bet she thought you were a rockstar making funfetti from scratch! They look great!
Have a pretty day!

LDH said...

These cupcakes looks so pretty and delicious! I know your guys enjoyed them!

Lesa said...

Hello, new to your blog.

The cupcakes look fun!

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