Cranberry Champagne Cupcakes #ChristmasSweetTreats

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I wanted to create a simple but fabulous recipe that could be made quickly for a festive holiday treat. Since I am starting with a white cake mix, this will be a fast way to get a dessert on the table.  These are celebration cupcakes, so think New Year's Eve, bridal showers or special birthdays!

Take a close look at those sprinkles. These are hands down the best sprinkles I have ever used. I will never be able to go to the store and just get little, colored sprinkles ever again. You have to go look!

Cranberry Champagne Cupcakes are perfect for celebrating life's big events: Christmas, New Years, Weddings and Special Birthdays!


Cranberry Champagne Cupcakes

1 white cake mix
3 egg whites
1 c Sprite Cranberry (when it's not the holidays, use regular Sprite)
1/3 c vegetable oil
1 can whole berry cranberry sauce
1 T Lorann Oils Sparkling Wine Flavor
1/2 c Sweets and Treats sprinkles

Preheat the oven to 350. Prepare cupcake pan with paper wrappers. Mix white cake mix, egg whites, Sprite, and oil and beat for 2 minutes until batter is light and fluffy. Stir in the Sparkling Wine Flavor.
place 1/4 cup of batter in each cupcake paper. 

Dollop a teaspoon of cranberry sauce in the middle of the batter. 

Cranberry Champagne Cupcakes: White cupcakes with cranberry sauce in the middle.

Top the cranberries with 1/4 cup of batter.  Continue until all cupcakes are made. Bake for 20 minutes in the oven. Remove and cool completely.  Frost with prepared white icing with 1 t of sparkling wine flavoring mixed in.  Top cupcakes with Sprinkles!

Cranberry Champagne Cupcakes #celebrations #cupcakes

#ChristmasSweetsWeek recipes:

Beverages:

Frozen Salted Caramel White Russian from Blogghetti

Gingerbread Caramel Coffee Martini from Daily Dish Recipes

Hot Buttered Caramel Apple Cider Mix from Tip Garden

Salted Caramel Martini from April Golightly

Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate from Cheese Curd in Paradise

Breakfast:

Chocolate Hazelnut Doughnuts from Kate's Recipe Box

Cranberry Orange Bread from Juggling Act Mama

Cranberry White Chocolate Coffee Cake from Who Needs A Cape?

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls from Moore or Less Cooking

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls from Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

Eggnog Cranberry Quickbread from Jonesin' For Taste

Candies:

Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge from Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt

Cranberry Eggnog Fudge from Sweet Beginnings

Snickerdoodle Fudge from Culinary Adventures with Camilla

Desserts:

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies from Seduction In The Kitchen

Chocolate Espresso Mousse from Karen's Kitchen Stories

Chocolate Hazelnut Bûche de Noël from Love and Confections

Cranberry Champagne Cupcakes from Our Good Life

Eggnog Gelato from The Redhead Baker

Festive Coconut Macaroons from For the Love of Food

Gingerbread Cupcakes from A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Scones from Rants From My Crazy Kitchen

Peppermint Patty Stuffed Cookies from Platter Talk

Peppermint Red Velvet Macarons from The Crumby Kitchen

Rum Spiked Eggnog Cupcakes from Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks

Salted Caramel German Chocolate Dessert Shooter from Take Two Tapas

White Christmas Cupcakes with White Chocolate Peppermint Buttercream from Family Around the Table

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