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Captain Marvel Cupcakes

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Today is the day that Captain Marvel is in theaters and I cannot wait to take my family to see it.  We’re celebrating the movie release with these Captain Marvel Cupcakes topped with the red, blue and gold logo. I’m also giving away 3 Captain Marvel prize packs filled with some awesome prizes so be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post. Enjoy!

Captain Marvel Cupcakes

Cupcake Ingredients

  • 1 box of White cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil, and eggs (back of cake mix box)
  • Gel food coloring: red, golden yellow, and sky blue

Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 C unsalted sweet cream butter (softened)
  • 5 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 6-10 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Sky blue, red, and golden yellow gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a star piping tip
  • 3 mixing bowls

Fondant Art Piece Ingredients

  • 1 tube of red fondant
  • 1 tube of blue fondant
  • 1 tube of yellow cookie icing
  • 1 medium circle cookie cutter
  • 1 piping bag with a number 2 tip

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Fondant Art Directions

  1. Using a cutting board, lightly sprinkle some powdered sugar onto the board and roll out the red fondant to 1/8 inch thickness.
  2. Cut out 6 circles.
  3. Repeat the steps with the blue fondant.
  4. Take a fondant cutter and cut a triangle in the middle of the circle.
  5. Separate the two parts and place the top of the red circle into the opening of the bottom of the blue circle Like shown in the in process image.
  6. Lightly wet your finger with water and run it along the line where the two colors meet. The water will act as a glue.
  7. Allow to dry for 1 hour.
  8. Squeeze the yellow cookie icing into the piping bag.
  9. Pipe out the star for Captain Marvels logo.
  10. Allow to dry for 2 hours.

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Cupcake Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare cupcake pan with liners.
  3. Make cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes.
  4. Divide the prepared cake mix into 3 small bowls.
  5. Add 5 drops of the red gel food coloring in the first bowl. Stir to mix well.
  6. Add 4 drops of the sky blue gel food coloring in the second bowl.
  7. Stir to mix well.
  8. Add 3 drops of golden yellow gel food coloring in the third bowl.
  9. Stir to mix well.
  10. Add a teaspoon in each cupcake liner of the colored cake mix.
  11. Alternate spoonfuls of the colored cake mix in each of the cupcake liners.
  12. Fill cupcake liners 3/4’s full.
  13. Bake in the oven for 22 minutes.
  14. Remove from oven and set aside to cool completely.

Frosting Directions

  1. Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.
  2. Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.
  3. Once the frosting is made, divide equally into 3 bowls
  4. Add 5 drops of red gel food coloring into the first bowl.
  5. Stir well to mix the color throughout all of the frosting.
  6. Add 4 drops of sky blue gel food coloring in the 2nd bowl of frosting.
  7. Stir to mix well.
  8. Add 3 drops of golden yellow gel food coloring in the 3rd bowl.
  9. Stir to mix the color throughout the frosting.
  10. Put a large tip in a large pastry bag.
  11. Scoop the red frosting into the pastry bag on one side of the bag,
  12. Scoop the sky blue frosting into the pastry bag on another side of the pastry bag.
  13. Scoop the golden yellow frosting into the remaining side of the pastry bag.
  14. Squeeze the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.
  15. Continue to push the frosting until the it comes out of the tip.
  16. Frost each cupcake.
  17. Carefully place the fondant piece onto the top of the frosting.
  18. Enjoy!

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Captain Marvel Cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcake ingredients

  • 1 box of White cake mix
  • Water, vegetable oil, and eggs (back of cake mix box)
  • Gel food coloring: red, golden yellow, and sky blue

Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 C unsalted sweet cream butter (softened)
  • 5 C powder sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 6-10 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • Sky blue, red, and golden yellow gel food coloring
  • 1 disposable piping bag with a star piping tip
  • 3 mixing bowls

Fondant art piece ingredients:

  • 1 tube of red fondant
  • 1 tube of blue fondant
  • 1 tube of yellow cookie icing
  • 1 medium circle cookie cutter
  • 1 piping bag with a number 2 tip

Instructions

Fondant Directions

Using a cutting board, lightly sprinkle some powdered sugar onto the board and roll out the red fondant to 1/8 inch thickness

Cut out 6 circles

Repeat the steps with the blue fondant

Take a fondant cutter and cut a triangle in the middle of the circle

Separate the two parts and place the top of the red circle into the opening of the bottom of the blue circle Like shown in the in process image

Lightly wet your finger with water and run it along the line where the two colors meet. The water will act as a glue

Allow to dry for 1 hour

Squeeze the yellow cookie icing into the piping bag

Pipe out the star for Captain Marvels logo

Allow to dry for 2 hours

Cupcake Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Prepare cupcake pan with liners.

Make cake mix as directed on box for cupcakes.

Divide the prepared cake mix into 3 small bowls.

Add 5 drops of the red gel food coloring in the first bowl.

Stir to mix well.

Add 4 drops of the sky blue gel food coloring in the second bowl.

Stir to mix well.

Add 3 drops of golden yellow gel food coloring in the third bowl.

Stir to mix well.

Add a teaspoon in each cupcake liner of the colored cake mix.

Alternate spoonfuls of the colored cake mix in each of the cupcake liners.

Fill cupcake liners 3/4's full.

Bake in the oven for 22 minutes

Remove from oven and set aside to cool completely.

Frosting directions

Using a stand mixer, combine all ingredients and mix on medium speed.

Mix until you see stiffed peaks in your frosting.

Once the frosting is made, divide equally into 3 bowls

Add 5 drops of red gel food coloring into the first bowl.

Stir well to mix the color throughout all of the frosting.

Add 4 drops of sky blue gel food coloring in the 2nd bowl of frosting.

Stir to mix well.

Add 3 drops of golden yellow gel food coloring in the 3rd bowl.

Stir to mix the color throughout the frosting.

Put a large tip in a large pastry bag.

Scoop the red frosting into the pastry bag on one side of the bag,

Scoop the sky blue frosting into the pastry bag on another side of the pastry bag.

Scoop the golden yellow frosting into the remaining side of the pastry bag.

Squeeze the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip.

Continue to push the frosting until the it comes out of the tip.

Frost each cupcake

Carefully place the fondant piece onto the top of the frosting

Enjoy!

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About Captain Marvel

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom. The film stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Rune Temte, Algenis Perez Soto, Mckenna Grace, with Annette Bening, with Clark Gregg, and Jude Law. Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL is produced by Kevin Feige and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jonathan Schwartz, Patricia Whitcher and Stan Lee are the executive producers. The story is by Nicole Perlman and Joe Shrapnel & Anna Waterhouse, and the screenplay is by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck and Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Jac Schaeffer.

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Captain Marvel Prize Pack Giveaway!

Three lucky winners will win a Captain Marvel prize pack consisting of a fanny pack, hat, mini poster, keychain and 2 Fandango passes. To enter fill out the form below. Three winners will be notified by email. Open to US residents 18+. Contest ends 3/12/18. Good Luck!