Rainbow Sherbert Smoothie Cupcakes

Blended Words:
(A Portmanteau of Math + English)
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web + log = blog
jazz + exercise = jazzercise
spoon+fork = spork
plastic + leather = pleather
splash + spatter = splatter
chuckle + snort = chortle
what’s + up = ‘Sup
tan man + gobs of slicked hair gel = metrosexual
what-the-heck-I’m-addicted-to-baked-goods + cupcakes=whackcakes
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What’s your favorite blended word?
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Blended Cupcakes:
hi + yum = hyum
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Rainbow Sherbert Smoothie Cupcakes
Celebrate the return of warm weather by beating up a batch of these clever smoothie cupcakes with flavored merigue topping. Using three flavors of kool-aid to rev up the color and flavor of each batter, you then layer the flavors together and bake, creating a cup full of tangy refreshing cake. A topping of whipped, kool-aid kissed merigue lends a frothy sort of texture when spooned onto an anxious tongue. Smmmmmack-a-licious!
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Mix each of the following ingredients in three separate bowls:
1 egg
2 oz. cream cheese
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. french vanilla flavoring
1/2 c. flour
1/2 t. baking powder
Dash of Salt
1/2 T. Olive oil
2 T. water
1/4 tsp. of strawberry, orange or lemon-lime kool-aid powder
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Drop one heaping spoonful of mixed batter into each of the nine 9 oz.-paper party cups, creating three layers of color. Place cups on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 22-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of cups comes out clean. Allow to cool completely.
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Frosty Lip-Smacking Meringue
3 egg whites, at room temperature
1/4 c. sugar
remaining kool-aid powder
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Place egg whites in a small bowl. With an electric mixer, beat until nearly stiff. Slowly add sugar and one of the remaining Kool-aid flavors (Go easy on the strawberry! That flavor packet is Schwartzenegger STRONG!) then, continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Repeat in two other bowls for each of the other two flavors. Spoon meringue on top of cooled cupcakes. Return cups to cookie sheet.

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In an oven heated to BROIL, place cupcakes on the rack one-above-center and broil until meringue is stiffened and lightly browned, about 4-6 minutes. Remove and cool. Serve immediately or place in fridge to keep for several hours.
O U B-U-T..U R A Q-T!
Welcome to all my newest blog followers
(and to my long-faithful ones)!
I’m honored and delighted to have you visiting.
Thank you.
I was trying to get around to personally visiting
each of your blogs this week
but my adorable inlaws are in town,
so our schedule is rather wacky.
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THANK YOU for being patient with my
slow-as-molasses gratitude this week.
I really do ADORE you all!
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Hugs to the lot of you WonderFull’s,

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~Cupcake.

34 Responses to “Rainbow Sherbert Smoothie Cupcakes”

  1. CINDERELLA says:

    those smoothies sound absolutely dilicious. :-)

  2. Jenny-Jenny says:

    those look amazing…can’t wait to try them

  3. Rachel says:

    well… my new favorite blended word is “whackcakes!”

  4. Megan says:

    Yum – they look delicious!

  5. Pixeltrash says:

    Yum. Are they done in paper cups? The cups don’t burn under the broiler? Just wondering! I can see me with a house full of smoke.

    My kids would love these, I think!

  6. Noodle says:

    Yes, I agree that kids would love these, and I love the way they look – Fun!
    Have a wonder-full week!
    Diane

  7. Jen says:

    you seriously have the best ideas. This is another one that I love and I think that the kids will too.

  8. isk8jewel says:

    How colorful and creative! Yum! (visiting from SITS.)

  9. The Cooking Photographer says:

    Once again I giggled through your post! And the colors make me so happy!

  10. ~Kristen~ says:

    Just found my way here from SITS!!! Fabulous blog!!! I am looking forward to visiting often!!!

  11. Nidhi says:

    WOW! A must try!

  12. apparentlyjessy says:

    Your blog makes me giggle and smile, and the smoothie cupcakes look very cool! :)

  13. Veggie Wedgie says:

    this is so cool! I love your ideas!

  14. oneordinaryday says:

    Love it! So cute and fun and unexpected. Can’t wait to try them myself.
    Michelle
    http://oneordinaryday.wordpress.com/

  15. momentumoffailure says:

    summer lovin indeed.
    http://momentumoffailure.wordpress.com/2009/04/17/rainbow-sherbert-smoothie-cupcakes/

    you’re gonna make me the most popular kid on the block.

  16. Katie says:

    You are so creative. These look so fun!

  17. moseyalong says:

    Holy smoothie. That looks delish. Looks like both devilled eggs and these are on my list this weekend….

    (p.s. I’m having a little giveaway if you have time to visit away from your in-laws!)

  18. Noah's Mommy says:

    another slam dunk in the Amazing department…LOVIN these….

  19. Hillary says:

    What a clever idea! Love all the colorful photos. It’s funny how very infrequent cupcakes are served in cups! :)

  20. noble pig says:

    Those are seriously cute!

  21. Sophie says:

    No worries about not stopping by :D! Enjoy the family, never feel obligate to comment :).

    Your kiddos must’ve loved these — they are too cool and so fun!

  22. Cristine says:

    Mmmmmm!!!

  23. The Blonde Duck says:

    That’s so cute!

    Your buddy Jaime is the featured creative lady in the Pond today! Check her out!

  24. Liz says:

    This is wonderful! Where do you find such lovely recipes. Are they all yours???

  25. Anonymous says:

    How do you find the time for all of this?!?!?! I've just sucked up most of my evening back-reading your blog!

    Thanks to you & John for being our "vacation friends" – we miss you all! Love to Yoda!

    The Bassetts

  26. Desmone007 says:

    Your blog is fun! Recipes are yum too! I would really love to direct Foodista readers to your blog. Just add your choice of widget and you’re all set!

  27. kathy says:

    Oh my! These look fabulous! I’ve got to try some of these. Thanks so much for sharing – what fun!

  28. Whitney says:

    those look delectable!!! Hmmm….

  29. Tom says:

    HEY! LOL…
    Well, looks like these would be great for “brunch” and I wont need my “spork’! LOL

  30. Christina Lee says:

    You’re killing me with this one!

  31. Jessica says:

    i’m stopping to get cream cheese on the way home so i can try these tonight.

  32. Little Miss Baker says:

    how CUTE! These are my fave :)

  33. megan says:

    my husband would love these! I love your website, it is a unique twist on the normal “food blog”.

  34. Little Miss Baker says:

    I Was laying it bed last night when it hit me: New mixed word for you: bad-itude. It’s bad and attitude together and I live by this word when anyone has ‘baditude’ about anything :) I promise you’ll love saying it.

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