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baseball cupcakes

Out of the Park Baseball Cupcakes

But First Desserts
Baseball/softball is a bit later around our area this year due to the pandemic. How much fun would it be to take these baseball cupcakes to the next game for the team afterward? I am sure the coach and players would enjoy them.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Additional Time 25 mins
Total Time 1 hr 6 mins
Course Cupcakes & Muffins
Cuisine American
Servings 22 cupcakes
Calories 253 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cake mix box
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 cup milk whole
  • ½ cup butter unsalted, sweet cream

Vanilla Frosting ingredients

  • 1 cup butter unsalted, sweet cream
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 drops of leaf green gel food coloring
  • 1 medium ice cream scooper
  • 1 mini angled spatula

Baseball fondant piece

  • 1 box of white vanilla fondant
  • 1 tube of red cookie icing
  • 1 disposable piping bag fitted with a number 2 tip
  • 1 3 inch round circle cookie/fondant cutter
  • 1 C powdered sugar to dust cutting board

Instructions
 

Cupcake directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake tin with cupcake liners
  • Using a standing mixer, combine all cupcake ingredients and beat on medium speed until combined, smooth and fluffy
  • Scoop batter into the cupcake liners about 3/4 full
  • Bake in the oven for 21 minutes
  • Once baked, allow cooling completely

Baseball fondant piece directions

  • Sprinkle powdered sugar onto a cutting board
  • roll out fondant into 1/2 inch thickness
  • Use the cutter and cut out 22 circles
  • Squeeze the cookie icing into the piping bag
  • Pipe out the lines of the baseball onto the fondant piece
  • Allow to dry while you finish the cupcakes

Vanilla frosting directions

  • Using a standing mixer, beat all ingredients on medium to high speed until creamy, fluffy and stiff with peaks
  • Using the ice cream scooper, scoop 1 mound of frosting onto the cupcake
  • Using the angled spatula, spread it slightly to cover the entire top of the cupcake
  • Carefully place baseball fondant piece into the center of the frosting
  • Repeat steps with remaining frosting and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupcakeCalories: 253kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 2gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 57mgSodium: 286mgPotassium: 92mgFiber: 1gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 438IUCalcium: 49mgIron: 1mg
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