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March 20, 2012

Rainbow Birthday Cupcakes

Rainbow Cupcakes

1 cup white sugar 
1/2 cup butter 
2 eggs 
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
pinch of nutmeg
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 
1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup milk

DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x9 inch pan or line a muffin pan with paper liners.
2. In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine flour and baking powder, add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Finally stir in the milk until batter is smooth.
3. Separate batter into 5 bowls and add desired colors and then pour into cups
4. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven. For cupcakes, bake 20 to 25 minutes. Cake is done when it springs back to the touch.

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