Irish recipe for best St. Patrick's Day cupcakes

Try our delicious Irish recipe for St. Patrick's Day cupcakes.

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Ingredients

    * 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
    * 2/3 cup sugar
    * 1/2 cup canola oil
    * 2 eggs
    * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    * 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    * 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant pistachio pudding mix
    * 2 teaspoons baking powder
    * 1/2 teaspoon salt
    * Green food coloring, optional
    * Cream cheese frosting

Directions

    * In a large bowl, beat the milk, sugar, oil and eggs until well blended. In a small bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually beat into sugar mixture until blended.

    * Fill paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Add food coloring to frosting if desired. Frost cupcakes. Yield: 1 dozen.

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