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Game of Thrones Ice and Fire Cupcakes


Yields 12 Ice (Vanilla Mint) and 18 Fire (Cinnamon)

The things you’ll need

Ice Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 1 ¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Light blue frosting in a decorating bag fitted with #809 tip
  • Blue and clear rock candy
Equipment
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Rubber spatula
  • Whisk
  • Hand mixer with attachments
  • Cupcake tray with liners
  • Blue cupcake wrappers
  • Small offset spatula
  • Plastic zipper bags

Fire Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 1/3 cup cinnamon candies (Red Hots)
  • Orange and red frosting in a decorating bag fitted with #2D tip
Equipment
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Rubber spatula
  • Whisk
  • Hand mixer with attachments
  • Cupcake tray with liners
  • Red cupcake wrappers
  • Spoon

Ice Cupcakes

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time, scraping down the sides of the bowl after each addition. Mix in vanilla bean and peppermint extract.
  5. On low speed, alternate adding the dry ingredients and milk, starting and ending with the dry ingredients.
  6. Scoop the batter into a cupcake tray and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

Time to decorate!

  1. Assemble blue cupcake wrappers and then place each cupcake into a wrapper.
  2. Place rock candy into a plastic zipper bag and then use a rolling pin to crush the candy off its stick.
  3. Use a #809 tip to pipe a bulb of light blue frosting on top of each cupcake.
  4. Use an offset spatula to create a dam for the rock candy and then place crushed rock candy into the dam.

Fire Cupcakes

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time, scraping down the sides of the bowl after each addition. Mix in cinnamon extract.
  5. On low speed, alternate adding the dry ingredients and milk, starting and ending with the dry ingredients. Fold in cinnamon candies.
  6. Scoop the batter into a cupcake tray and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

Time to decorate!

  1. Assemble red cupcake wrappers and then place each cupcake into a wrapper.
  2. Use a spoon to spread a layer of orange frsoting into a decorating bag fitted with a #2D tip. Add red frosting to the rest of the bag so that orange is just an accent.
  3. Once cupcakes have cooled completely, pipe “flames” onto the tops of each.
  4. TaDa! These Ice and Fire Cupcakes make an epic treat for a Game of Thrones party!
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