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Pink Flamingo Cupcakes Recipe

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Everyone is going to crave more of this Pink Flamingo Cupcakes Recipe! These homemade cupcakes are the best if you love pink and yummy flavors! Perfect for any sweet tooth!

There is no denying the pinkness of these cupcakes! They would be awesome for a baby shower or birthday party as well!

The pink flamingos on top are the cutest! Take a look and see for yourself. With everything being pink, you’ll love how they look and taste!

Pink Flamingo Cupcakes Recipe

Making cupcakes can be such a joyous occasion! It’s super fun to make cupcakes and even more fun to share them with others!

My boys love helping me make cupcakes because they get to be a part of eating them quicker. That’s the rule in our house – those who help get it to eat first!

Make sure to gather the easy supplies and ingredients to make these bright and colorful cupcakes – you’ll love how they turn out!

How long do cupcakes stay moist?

Cupcakes are an all-time favorite dessert for many. While everyone has a different preference regarding the texture of their cupcakes, the consensus usually favors moist and fluffy.

But how long can one reasonably expect their delightful treats to stay moist? There isn’t a straightforward answer to this question since the length of time largely depends on how the cupcakes are stored.

However, when kept in an airtight container at room temperature, cupcakes usually stay moist for around two days.

Adding frosting can help to lock in moisture even further. And if you’re looking to extend their lifespan, freezing them is an excellent option.

You’ll want to ensure the cupcakes are wrapped securely with plastic wrap before popping them in the freezer to avoid freezer burn.

Once you’re ready to enjoy them again, take them out to thaw, and voila – you’ll have some scrumptious cupcakes that taste as if they were freshly baked.

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Reminder, not all ingredients in the Strawberry Milk Cupcake Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

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What is the secret to good cupcakes?

Good cupcakes can be achieved by paying attention to three key components: the batter, the frosting, and the presentation.

Regarding the batter, using high-quality ingredients and following the recipe precisely can make all the difference. Mixing the ingredients thoroughly, but not overmixing, and using the correct baking temperature and time is important.

The frosting should complement the flavor of the cupcake, and it should be applied in a way that is both visually appealing and delicious.

Lastly, the presentation of the cupcakes can take them from ordinary to extraordinary.

A simple garnish or unique packaging can make all the difference.

With the right attention to these three components, anyone can create delicious and beautiful cupcakes that will impress.

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Pink Flamingo Cupcakes Recipe

Pink Flamingo Cupcakes Recipe

Yield: 24 cupcakes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This Pink Flamingo Cupcakes Recipe is the best! So many yummy flavors with every bite!


  • 1 box of white cake mix
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 1/3 cup Nestle Nesquick Strawberry Flavored Powder

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 1 stick of softened salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
  • 1-2 teaspoons strawberry extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons half and half or whole milk
  • Pink food coloring
  • Wilton Flamingo Royal Icing Decorations,
  • Pink Sanding Sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add cupcake liners to a cupcake pan.
  2. Add the cake mix to a bowl and the oil, yogurt, egg whites, and Nesquick powder. Mix with a mixer and then add in the water.
  3. Add the cupcake batter into the cupcake liners 2/3 full. Bake in the oven for 16-20 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  4. Let the cupcakes cool before adding frosting.
  5. To make the frosting, cream the butter until light and fluffy. Mix in the vanilla and extract, and salt.
  6. Slowly mix in the powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, while adding half and half or milk in between each cup. Mix for 1 minute or until the mixture is creamy. Add the pink food coloring.
  7. Fill the piping bag with frosting.
  8. Frost the cupcakes and then sprinkle them with pink sanding sugar. Add the Flamingo decoration on top.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 12mgSodium: 127mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 0gSugar: 21gProtein: 2g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 6/3/2023

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