Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Kids In the Kitchen - Chinese New Year Cupcakes

Whip up some Good Fortune with these yummy cupcakes According to Chinese tradition, red is the symbol for fire that scares away evil spirits. The markings on the cupcakes represent good luck.

1 box of yellow or white cake mix
1 can of vanilla icing
red food coloring
yellow decorator's icing (in tubes)
Good Luck Pattern


1. Prepare cake mix as directed.
2.Line muffin tins with cupcake liners and fill 3/4 full.
3.Bake as directed and allow to cool thoroughly before icing.
4. Mix red food coloring with vanilla icing.
5. Frost the cupcakes red.
6. Use the pattern for Good Fortune and the yellow tube to decorate the cupcakes.

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