4th of July Coca-Cola® Cupcake Recipe with Stars & Stripes Frosting

From www.blog.birdsparty.com, by C Riches
4th of July Coca-Cola® Cupcake Recipe with Stars & Stripes Frosting

4th of July Coca-Cola® Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe with  Stars & Stripes Swirl Frosting

As you probably know, I love cupcakes.Baking AND eating them.
So for my 4th of July party with Coca-Cola®, I combined my love of the drink with my fave go-to recipe for a super moist, fluffy and scrumptious 4th of July Stars and Stripes chocolate cupcake.
To me, Coca-Cola® epitomizes everything American, and it is perfect for this patriotic holiday!

4th of July Coca-Cola® Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe with  Stars & Stripes Swirl Frosting

So I was really happy to use it in my recipe, and decided to give the cupcakes a red, white and blue, stars and stripes look for the occasion.

4th of July Coca-Cola® Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe with  Stars & Stripes Swirl Frosting
4th of July Coca-Cola® Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe with  Stars & Stripes Swirl Frosting

When pushed for time, I always use boxed cakes and simply bake them according to packet instructions for birthday cakes, or bake them into individual baking cups if making cupcakes.

It's a little cheat that I am totally okay with ;)

The recipe usually calls for cream or milk.But since this was a Coca-Cola® party, I naturally used what I love most instead ;)

Check out the video for full recipe below.

The Coke flavour is really subtle, but does come through, and gives the cupcakes a really fluffy, moist texture but also a hint of caramel-flavour.

It's not too sweet either, and therefore is perfectly balanced when topped with lashings of vanilla bean frosting and sugar sprinkles. YUM!

4th of July Coca-Cola® Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe with  Stars & Stripes Swirl Frosting

4th of July Party Stars & Stripes Cupcakes - Party credits:Styling, printables, desserts and photography: Bird's PartyBeverages: The Coca-Cola CompanyParty supplies and tableware: BirdsParty.com and BirdsParty.fr

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company, and I may have received goods and/or compensation for it, but all opinions are my own. 

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