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Independence Day Cupcakes

Independence Day Cupcakes

Colored White Cupcakes with Red White and Blue Frosting
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cupcakes, Independence, July 4th, Red White and Blue
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cool and Frost 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 People
Author Stacy Roman


  • OVEN
  • Electric Mixer



  • 1 box White Cake Mix
  • ½ cup Vegetable Oil
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 1 ¼ cups Water
  • Red Food Coloring
  • Blue Food Coloring

Butter Cream Frosting

  • 1 cup Butter Soft
  • 3 cups Confectioners Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2-3 tbsp Whipping Cream


  • Pre-Heat Oven to 350°
  • Mix Cake Mix According to Directions
  • Divide into 3 Dishes and Color One Red,One Blue and Leave One white
  • Layer in Cupcake Liners
  • Bake as Directed on Box
  • Cool

Butter Cream Frosting

  • 1. In a standing mixer fitted with a whisk, mix the butter on low speed smooth. Slowly add sugar and mix until well blended and then increase speed to medium and beat for another 3 minutes.
  • 2 Add vanilla and cream and continue to beat on medium speed for 1 minute more, adding more cream if needed for spreading consistency.
  • 3. Divide Frosting into 3 Dishes -Color 1 Blue, 1 Red and Leave one White
  • 4. Using Pastry Bag and Star Tip -Decorate, Alternating Color of Stars