Cupcakes Three Ways Vanilla Cupcakes With Chocolate Buttercream And Rasberry FrostingsFrom caramia 9 years ago
- 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan shopping list
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for pan shopping list
- 2 teaspoons baking powder shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 3/4 cup sugar shopping list
- 2 large eggs, room temperature shopping list
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract shopping list
- 1/2 cup whole milk shopping list
- vanilla, raspberry, or chocolate buttercream shopping list
How to make it
- Chocolate Cupcakes
- Reduce Flour to 1 1/4 cups, and add 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder. Makes 12.
- Black-and-White Cupcakes
- Prepare both vanilla and chocolate batters; fill muffin cups with 3 tablespoons of each, side by side. Makes 24.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a standard 12-cup muffin pan, or use paper liners. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
- With an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition; add vanilla, and mix until combined. On low speed, beat in half the flour mixture, followed by milk; end with remaining flour mixture. Mix just until incorporated (do not overmix).
- Divide batter among prepared muffin cups, filling each 2/3 full. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center of a cupcake comes out clean, 22 to 24 minutes. Cool cupcakes in pan, 5 minutes; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Frost with your choice of buttercream.
- Buttercream Three Ways
- Vanilla Buttercream
- With an electric mixer, beat 8 tablespoons (1 stick) room-temperature unsalted butter until light and fluffy. On medium speed, beat in 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, beating well after each addition and scraping down bowl as necessary. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract. Increase speed to high, and beat until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Makes 1 1/2 cups.
- Rasberry Buttercream
- Make Vanilla Buttercream, then beat in 3 to 4 teaspoons seedless raspberry jam.
- Chocolate Buttercream
- Place 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate in a large heatproof bowl set over (not in) a saucepan of simmering water. Heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat, and cool to room temperature. Make Vanilla Buttercream, then beat in melted chocolate.
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That's proffesional work...Thanks for sharing.ahmed1 in Cairo loved it
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