Cupcakes

Cupcakes complete occasions nowadays. I mean they are so small, delicious and attractive. I decided to make these for a friend’s birthday. I was extremely glad they enjoyed it.

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My friend Asma, helped me take these pictures with her camera and now I can’t stop obsessing about getting a camera.

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Ingredients

For the cream cheese frosting
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 1-2 tbsp milk

  • 2 cups powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4 and line a cupcake tin with paper cases.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl until pale. Beat in the eggs a little at a time and stir in the vanilla extract.
  3. Fold in the flour using a large metal spoon, adding a little milk until the mixture is of a dropping consistency. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until they are half full.
  4. Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes, or until golden-brown on top and a skewer inserted into one of the cakes comes out clean. Set aside to cool for 10 minutes
  5. For the cream cheese frosting, place cream cheese in a medium mixing bowl. Using a rubber spatula, soften cream cheese. Gradually add butter, and continue beating until smooth and well blended. Sift in confectioners’ sugar, and continue beating until smooth. Add vanilla, and stir to combine.
  6. Spoon the icing into a piping bag with a star nozzle and pipe the icing using a spiraling motion onto the cup cake is in a large swirl.
  7. decorate the cupcakes with sprinkles, biscuits, ganache and enjoy 🙂

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One Comment Add yours

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