Baking

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Cupcakes

You know how you see something on a food blog or Instagram and think, “yeah, right, that’s not going to come out like that!” Well, that’s what I thought about these cupcakes. 

No offense to the multiple bakers who give this their own twist, I totally thought these were too good to be true. 

I was wrong. 

I used this recipe from the blog, Six Sisters Stuff, as a basis, but decided not to dye the icing green, or add the “pot of gold.” 

Guy, I have to tell you, they were so much fun to make! The first two didn’t come perfect, but then I got into a grove that worked and it was a blast. 

It may sound weird considering I can’t eat any of it and really believe in putting healthy things in your body, but I love making box cupcakes that are on the silly side. I think it’s because it reminds me of when I would bake cupcakes with my mom as a kid for school bake sales. 

I’d always want to put crazy decorations on them, because I’d tell her that the “prettier ones will sell faster” – even then, I had a sense of business smarts – and she always wanted to tone them down. 

Have a safe and happy St. Patrick’s Day! 

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