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  • Micaiah Platto

    Basic vanilla cupcake recipe Stir up one batter three ways, then add on buttery icing, plus cute flourishes, for head-of-the-class results.

  • barbara miller

    cupcakes three ways. Stir up one batter three ways, then add on buttery icing, plus cute flourishes, for head-of-the-class results. Chocolate Cupcakes Reduce flour to 1 1/4 cups, and add 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder. Makes 12. Black-and-White Cupcakes Prepare both vanilla and chocolate batters; fill muffin cups with 3 tablespoons of each, side by side. Makes 24.

  • Carol Dalton

    See the "Cupcakes Three Ways" in our Bake Sale Cupcakes gallery

  • Melissa Megan

    Quick, easy cupcake recipe

  • Regina Suarez

    Cupcakes Three Ways [marthastewart]

  • Pink Piccadilly Pastries Tearoom

    "Cupcakes Three Ways" plus 14 other cupcake recipes from Martha Stewart

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