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Peppermint Twist Cupcakes


Creating two-tone swirls without the colors blending has always been a decorating dilemma, but now we have the solution! The multi-bag striping technique is a surprisingly easy, three-bag decorating technique will give you stunning swirls.
Makes: Each cupcake serves 1.
Skill Level: Easy

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Step 1

Make icing one day in advance for more vibrant color. Prepare medium consistency buttercream icing following recipe directions. Divide icing in half; set aside one half that will not be tinted. Use red icing color to tint other half red.

Step 2

Bake and cool cupcakes. Prepare batter following recipe directions. Bake and cool cupcakes in baking cups following recipe directions.

Step 3

Prepare icing bags. Fill one decorating bag 1/4 full or less with white icing and another 1/4 full or less with red icing. Use scissors to cut bags 1/2 in. from end. Flatten bags slightly.

Place tip 1M in a third cut decorating bag. Place the filled icing bags in the third bag, making sure tips of smaller bags are nestled in tip 1M. Twist tops of bags together.

Step 4

Ice cupcakes. Pipe a swirl on top of each cupcake. Each double-filled bag will ice 4 to 5 cupcakes.

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Red (no-taste) Icing Color

Red (no-taste) Icing Color

Favorite chocolate cupcake recipe or mix

Favorite chocolate cupcake recipe or mix

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12-cup Standard Muffin Pan

12-cup Standard Muffin Pan

12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

3 12 in. Disposable Decorating Bags

food-safe scissors

food-safe scissors

Plastic ruler

Plastic ruler

Here is another quick way to decorate your cupcakes or cakes. It just takes minutes to pipe a fancy iced swirl and add colorful sprinkles.

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