Wow the 4th of July potluck party with on-theme Firecracker Cupcakes from My Food and Family. You'll triumph when you drop Firecracker Cupcakes on the table!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1-1/2 cups BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut, divided
4 drops each blue and red food coloring
24 yellow cupcakes
2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
24 red string licorice pieces (4 inch)
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Let's Make It
Place 1/2 cup coconut in each of 2 separate resealable plastic bags. Set remaining coconut aside. Add blue food coloring to coconut in one bag and red food coloring to coconut in second bag. Seal bags; shake until coconut is evenly tinted.
Frost cupcakes with COOL WHIP. Top with coconut, gently pressing coconut into COOL WHIP to secure.
Insert licorice into tops of cupcakes.
Divide COOL WHIP into thirds. Color one portion with 4 drops red food coloring and second portion with 4 drops blue food coloring. Leave remaining portion white. Spread onto cupcakes and continue as directed.
Have children decorate their own cupcakes.
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Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 21g
Dietary Fibers 0.9576g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 24 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.