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Cotton Candy Cupcakes

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  • Author: Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living


  • 1 1/2 Sticks softened salted butter
  • 2/3 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoons Lorann cotton candy flavoring
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • 1 1/2 Cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 can of vanilla frosting
  • Pink, blue, and purple gel food coloring


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  3. In a large mixing bowl beat together your butter and sugar until it has a whipped texture (about 1 minute).
  4. Mix in your eggs and milk.
  5. Now mix in your flour and baking soda.
  6. Once your batter is mixed, mix in your cotton candy flavoring.
  7. Separate your batter into 3 separate bowls, add 2 drops of food coloring to each bowl to make 3 separate colors.
  8. Scoop in 1 Tablespoon of each color batter to each baking cup.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes then let cool.
  10. While your cupcakes are cooling, separate your frosting to 3 separate bowls, and add 2 drops of food coloring to each bowl to make 3 separate colors.
  11. Scoop each color into a different decorating bag and cut the tips off the bags.
  12. Remove the ring from your coupler base and drop the coupler into a empty decorating bag, cut the tip off the bag, and place your star tip onto the coupler, then place the ring back onto the bag.
  13. Place your 3 frosting filled bags into the empty bag and twist the top.
  14. Starting on the outside of your cupcakes, begin frosting in a swirl to the center of your cupcakes

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