Baby Face Cupcakes Recipe

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Baby Face Cupcakes
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  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 6 -8 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 -4 drops red food coloring
  • 48 chocolate chips (additional)


  1. .:. For the Cupcakes .:.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cupcake pans with paper liners.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, milk and vanilla in a large mixing bowl. Mix at low speed for 2 minutes. Scrape bowl. Add egg whites and mix at high speed until fluffy and smooth, approximately 2 minutes.
  4. Fill liners 1/2 full of batter. Do not overfill. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Cool 10 minutes in pans then remove from pan, and place on wire racks to cool completely.
  6. .:. For the Frosting .:.
  7. Place the butter in a large mixing bowl. Add 4 cups of the sugar and then the milk and vanilla. On the medium speed of an electric mixer, beat until smooth and creamy, about 3-5 minutes.
  8. Gradually add the remaining sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition (about 2 minutes), until the icing is thick enough to be of good spreading consistency. You may not need to add all of the sugar.
  9. Add a few drops of food coloring and mix thoroughly, adding one drop of red food color at a time until you get a good skin color. Flesh colored gel may be used as well. (Use and store the icing at room temperature because icing will set if chilled.) Icing can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  10. .:.For Decorating.:.
  11. Put 1 cup of chocolate chips in zip top bag. Heat in microwave until melted, squeezing between fingers until smooth. Cut a very, very small piece of one bottom corner. On piece of wax paper, draw 24 curls for the top of babies head. Put in refrigerator to set.
  12. Frost cupcakes, use two chocolate chips for eyes, put a chocolate curl on top of face and stick pacifier where mouth would be.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 32612.13 Kcal (136540 kJ)
Calories from fat 14208.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1578.69g 2429%
Cholesterol 216.85mg 72%
Sodium 17696.59mg 737%
Potassium 13085.7mg 278%
Total Carbs 4481.91g 1494%
Sugars 486.62g 1946%
Dietary Fiber 6.09g 24%
Protein 315.83g 632%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 19%
Iron 122.2mg 679%
Calcium 2874.2mg 287%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 481.49 Kcal (2016 kJ)
Calories from fat 209.77 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.31g 2429%
Cholesterol 3.2mg 72%
Sodium 261.28mg 737%
Potassium 193.2mg 278%
Total Carbs 66.17g 1494%
Sugars 7.18g 1946%
Dietary Fiber 0.09g 24%
Protein 4.66g 632%
Iron 1.8mg 679%
Calcium 42.4mg 287%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 783
  • 921

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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