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Candy Corn Cupcakes

 Candy Corn Cupcakes
These moist tender white cupcakes from Renee Schwebach of Dumont, Minnesota are perfect for any occasion. For fast yet fabulous results anytime of year, choose candy decorations appropriate to the season.
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 egg whites
  • Frosting of your choice
  • Candy corn or other decorations

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in vanilla. Combine the lour, baking powder and salt; add to
  • the creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each
  • addition. Beat in the egg whites.
  • Fill paper-lined muffin cups half full. Bake at 350° for 18-22
  • minutes or until toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks to cool
  • completely. Frost cooled cupcakes; decorate as desired. Yield: 2
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 132 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 171 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.