These are Kristy's Vanilla Cupcakes (my sister-in-law)
Recipe (makes about 30)...
200g unsalted butter (softened, not melted)
1 3/4 C castor sugar
4 eggs (room temperature)
1 tbls vanilla extract (can use essence instead)
2 3/4 C plain flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 C milk (room temperature)
Sift flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
In seperate bowl beat butter for approx 3mins until light and fluffy.
Add sugar 1/3 at a time. beating for 2 mins after each addition.
Add eggs one at a time to the mixture, beating for a minute after each addition.
Beat in vanilla extract.
Add 1/3 of the flour mixture, beat until just mixed.
Add 1/2 milk, beat until just mixed.
Add another 1/3 of the flour mixture, beat until just mixed.
Add last 1/2 milk, beat until just mixed.
Add last 1/3 of the flour mixture, beat until just mixed.
Spoon into patty cases, fill to 3/4 high.
Bake at 150 degrees fanbake (or 180 on bake) for 15-20 mins.
100g unsalted butter (softened)
4 C icing sugar
1/8 C milk
1 tsp vanilla extract.
Beat butter approx 3 mins until light and fluffy.
Add 1/2 icing sugar, all the milk and the vanilla extract and beat for 2 mins.
Add remainder of icing sugar and beat a further 2 mins.
I added a couple of drops of blue food colouring to make my icing blue.
Wait for the cupcakes to cool, then ice, than add sprinkles.
|Oliver loved his cupcakes! (shame about my bra strap showing - classy!)|