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  • Servings: 36
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  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 c all-purpose flour
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 c milk
  • 3/4 cup strawberry jelly


  • In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk.
  • Fill 36 paper-lined muffin cups half full.
  • Spoon 1 tsp jelly in the center of each.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted 1 inch from the edge comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Frost cupcakes and decorate with sprinkles if desired.


Another great recipe from taste of home.

Categories: Cupcakes  Dessert 

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