Saturday, 21 May 2011

vanilla cupcakes with fudge frosting

(Recipe source:  Ria's collection)


  •  2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt 
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter , room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
Fudge frosting
3 tbsp unsalted butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla extract
salt

Method:


  1. Preheat the oven at 180C.
  2. Sift the dry ingredients together , if possible thrice.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar for 3 mints. 
  4. Add in the eggs one by one and beat it  after each one.
  5. Next add flour and milk alternately starting and ending with flour.
  6. Beat until the batter is light and fluffy.
  7. Scoop it into the cupcake liners  about 2/3 rd full.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or till the top  is lightly golden brown and a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

For Frosting:

  • In a sacucepan , melt butter . 
  • Stir the sugar and cocoa gradullay stir tin the cream.
  • Heat over medium heat , until smooth and hot but not boiling.
  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and a pinch of salt.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • Dip the cupcake upside down in the frosting and and let the excess drip off.


4 comments:

Sarah said...

this looks awesome!

Home of Cupcakes said...

Thanx sarah..!!

Plateful said...

I second that -- this is totally AWESOME!!

Home of Cupcakes said...

Thanx ...Plateful..:)

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