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Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Cupcakes

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Celebrate Dr Seuss Day with Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Cupcakes. Dr. Seuss Cupcakes

Did you know that Dr. Seuss Day is on March 2nd? This is the perfect day to bake up some Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Cupcakes, print up some Dr. Seuss bingo cards, and read some classic Dr. Seuss Books with your kids. Dr. Seuss wrote over 60 books in his career so you will have many to choose from.

CLICK here to see the list of 20 best Dr Seuss books
List of 20 top Dr. Seuss books recommended for reading in celebration of the author's birthday.

Some of our favorites are One Fish Two Fish, Horton Hears a Who, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, and so many more! Dr. Seuss Day is a great day to have some fun and enjoy the love of reading with your kids! ( You'll also want to check out our Lorax Printable Template and Dr. Seuss Bingo)  I hope you enjoy our cupcakes!

P.S Here is another Dr Suess Inspired Cupcake.

A cupcake sitting on top of a table

Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Cupcakes

INGREDIENTS FOR CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES (from the back of a Hershey's cocoa powder container)
1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 t baking soda
2 t baking powder
3/4 cup Hershey's unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 t salt
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs, room temperature
1 t vanilla
1 cup whole milk

1. Preheat oven to 350°.
2. Grease cupcake pans or line with cupcake liners.
3. In a medium mixing bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa and salt. Set aside.
4. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
5. Add the eggs to the butter, one at a time, beating well with each addition.
6. Stir in the vanilla.
7. Add half of the flour and half of the milk and beat well.
8. Add the rest of the flour and milk and beat until well-incorporated.
9. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
10. Bake 15-17 minutes at 350 degrees or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
11. Let cupcakes cool in pan for 5 minutes.
12. Transfer cupcakes to a wire rack to finish the cooling process.
13. Ice the cupcakes when completely cooled.

Two Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish cupcakes with yellow frosting and colorful fish-shaped candies on top, displayed in front of a book with a red fish on the cover.INGREDIENTS FOR YELLOW BUTTERCREAM ICING
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1/4 t salt
1 T vanilla extract
Yellow food gel/color
2 T cold milk
Garnish- Swedish fish of various colors

1. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter.
2. Add half of the sugar and mix well on medium speed with a mixer.
3. Add the rest of the sugar and mix on medium speed until light and fluffy.
4. Add 2-3 drops of yellow food gel until you reach your desired color of bright yellow (matching the color of the Dr. Suess book)
5. NOTE: to thin icing, add 1 T milk and to thicken icing, add 1 T powdered sugar.
6. Using a decorating tip and disposable bag or Ziploc bag, pipe the frosting onto each cupcake.
7. Garnish with Swedish fish.

Note: This recipe will yield 14-16 regular size cupcakes.

Happy Dr. Seuss Day! Enjoy these Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish Cupcakes!

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