Monday, June 11, 2012

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes {and a secret}!



I have a secret...

and I am going to tell it to you…


 My SECRET frosting ingredient is a 
KOOL-AID PACKET!




 Yep, I just add it to my frosting and BOOM - instant "strawberry lemonade" flavor!
 
Cream Cheese Frosting

- 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
- 2 sticks {1 cup} unsalted butter, softened
- 2 16 oz. boxes powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add vanilla. Slowly beat in powdered sugar {one cup at a time} until desired consistency. Add a tablespoon or so of milk if icing is too thick.Stir in kool-aid packet. 
  And guess what? There are more than 74 Kool-Aid flavors available, so you can get as creative as you want with your recipes!

Apple - Arctic Green Apple - Bedrock Orange - Berry Blue - Black Cherry - Blastin' Berry Cherry - Blue Berry Yum Yum - Blue Moon Berry - Blue Raspberry - Bunch Berry - Candy Apple - Changin' Cherry – Cherry - Cherry Cracker - Cherry-Lime - Cherry Subway - Cola - Eerie Orange - Golden Nectar – Grape - Grape Berry Splash - Grape-Blackberry - Great Bluedini - Ice Blue Island Twist - Ice Blue Raspberry Lemonade – Incrediberry - Jamaica (Hibiscus) - Kickin' Kiwi-Lime - Kiwi Strawberry – Lemon – Lemonade - Lemonade Tea - Lemon-Grape - Lemon Ice - Lemon-Lime - Mandarina-Tangerine – Mango - Man-O-Mango-Berry - Mountain Berry Punch - Mountain Spring - Oh-Yeah Orange-Pineapple – Orange - Piña-Pineapple -  Pineapple-Grapefruit - Pink Lemonade - Pink Swimmingo – Punch - Purplesaurus Rex - Rainbow Punch – Raspberry - Red Fruit - Root Beer - Raspberry Reaction - Rockadile Red - Scary Black Cherry - Scary Blackberry - Sharkleberry Fin - Slammin' Strawberry Kiwi - Soarin' Strawberry-Lemonade - Solar Strawberry Star Fruit – Strawberry - Strawberry Falls Punch - Strawberry Split Punch - Strawberry Tea - Sunshine Punch - Surfin' Berry Punch - Swirlin' Strawberry Starfruit – Tamarindo – Tangerine - Tropical Punch - Watermelon Kiwi - Watermelon-Cherry - Wildberry Tea - Yabba Dabba Doo Berry
  Strawberry Lemonade Funfetti Cupcakes

30 comments:

  1. Those look delicious my friend! Thanks for sharing your secret!

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  2. Ummmm wow! Totally pinning that! xoxo A-

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  3. Ummm - so you saved me one of these, right? SO STINKING CUTE and perfect for the summer!

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  4. What a smart and resourceful idea! I would be all over the tangerine or pineapple-grapefruit flavors for making icing. Even the cola icing could be a really fun treat!

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  5. How in the world did you come up with that?!! Seriously, you need to quite your job and open up a shop!

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  6. those look very yummy, and i love all the flavor possibilities!

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  7. talk about a GREAT secret..thanks for sharing sweet friend! i am MOST definitely going to have to try this soon

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  8. I agree with Jordan! Love this idea. Can't wait to give this a try this weekend!

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  9. oh my gosh!!! those look so delicious and thanks for sharing your secret..I am DEF going to be trying that out...what a great idea! :)

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  10. YUM! What a sweet little secret!

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  11. This is amazing! SO happy you shared your secret...my cupcakes are about to get a LOT more delicious!

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  12. I just spent so long reading all of your fun wedding details that I can't even remember how I got here in the first place :-) I'm your newest follower and love all things Southern. Amanda @ Dixie Delights

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  13. Ohhhh, yummy, girly! These look delightful! :)

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  14. These are so so cute! Love the secret ingredient too!

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  15. These are so cute and look delish! I cannot wait to try them this weekend (my dad loves funfetti- he's a kid at heart). New follower! xx

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  16. YUM and genius!! I have been adding instant pudding to cool whip to make frosting...also delicious!

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  17. Now why have I never thought of this?!? So simple and easy! These look delish.

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  18. Now why have I never thought of this?!? So simple and easy! These look delish.

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  19. This is genius!! Thanks for sharing I cannot wait to try this:)

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  20. oh my goodness, this seriously looks amazing. I have to make these. Love this post, girlie. If you get a sec, I just posted pictures of my wedding dress. Eeek. Love if you could stop by. xo

    www.fashboulevard.blogspot.com

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  21. Oh wow...lemonade has been one of my favorite things to drink lately and these cupcakes look AMAZING! Yum! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  22. Every single recipe you make looks amazing!!! I have a ton of them book marked to try :)

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  23. This is going to slip into my cupcake craze. This looks AMAZING!!!!! I have this theory that things that are pink paste better. :)

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  24. Shut up! These look so delicious! I am going to have to try this trick ASAP. Kudos on those frosting skills lady, mine look all kinds of awkward when I try to do fancy frosting techniques.

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  25. So clever! I will have to try this!

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  26. I am going to make these! and can't wait to try them!! :)

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