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Pink Champagne Cupcakes

These Pink champagne cupcakes are the perfect treat to sweetly say “I Love You”.⁠ 😍

⁠ ⁠ Pink champagne cupcakes⁠ ❤️⁠ ⁠

1.5 cups flour⁠

1 cup sugar⁠

1/2 cup Marigold margarine⁠

2 eggs⁠

1 tsp salt⁠

2 tsps baking powder⁠

1 tbsp vanilla extract⁠

1/2 cup champagne⁠

1/2 cup milk⁠

1-2 drops pink gel food colouring⁠ ⁠

Frosting⁠

1 cup Marigold margarine⁠

1/4 cup Hostess buttery spread⁠

1/4 cup cream cheese⁠

4.5 cups icing powder⁠

1 tsp vanilla⁠

1/4 tsp salt⁠

2 tbsps champagne⁠

1 drop pink gel food colouring⁠ ⁠ ⁠

– Preheat the oven to 350F and prepare cupcake tin with 12 liners.⁠ ⁠

– In a medium bowl sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Also combine milk and champagne in a separate measuring cup and set aside.⁠

⁠ -In the bowl of a standing mixer add margarine and sugar. Cream together for about 5 mins until light and doubled in volume. Then add vanilla and eggs one at a time, fully incorporating each one before adding the next.⁠ ⁠

– Add dry ingredients into creamed margarine mixture alternating with the milk and champagne. Mix until just combined. ⁠ ⁠

-Divide batter equally into 12 cupcakes and bake for 15-20 mins or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.⁠ ⁠

– Remove cupcakes from oven and allow cupcakes to cool completely on a cooking rack.⁠ ⁠

-In the meantime, prepare the frosting by adding both Margarines and cream cheese into the bowl of your standing mixer and beat for about 3 mins on medium speed until smooth and creamy. Add sifted icing powder and salt in 4 batches. Fully incorporate each batch before adding the next. Then vanilla and champagne and mix well.⁠ ⁠

– Once the cupcakes are cool pipe the frosting onto the cupcakes and ⁠ decorate with fresh fruit, sprinkles or chocolate.⁠