Sunday, February 17, 2013

SCRUMPTIOUS VANILLA CUPCAKES FOR A SWEET BIRTHDAY GIRL!

IT'S A PINK AND GRAY PIGLET THEME FOR THIS CUTIE'S BIRTHDAY PARTY!! THESE ARE WILTON CUPS FROM MICHAELS AND I FILLED EACH WITH 2 3/8 OUNCES BATTER.  THEY BAKED ABOUT 32 MINUTES!  REGULAR SIZED CUPS BAKE ABOUT 20-23 MINS.

VANILLA CUPCAKES..THE BEST!!!

1 ¾ cups plus 2 tablespoons flour
¾ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup butter, at room temperature
1 ½ cups sugar
3 eggs
¾ cup whole milk
1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

BEAT BUTTER AND SUGAR. ADD EGGS ONE AT A TIME. ADD VANILLA. COMBINE DRY INGREDIENTS AND ADD , ALTERNATING WITH THE MILK. DIVIDE IN MUFFIN TINS AND BAKE AT 350 20-23 MINS UNTIL TESTER COMES OUT CLEAN. COOL COMPLETELY BEFORE FROSTING.
ADAPTED FROM GHIRARDELLI

BUTTERCREAM:

BEAT 2 STICKS BUTTER AND ADD 4 CUPS CONFECTIONERS SUGAR. ADD 1/2 CUP MILK, 2 TSP. VANILLA AND 4 MORE CUPS SUGAR. BEAT UNTIL CREAMY. COLOR AS DESIRED. FILL PASTRY BAG AND PIPE AWAY!!!!! TOP WITH EDIBLE PEARLS!

ADAPTED FROM MAGNOLIA

1 comment:

samantha kidd said...

i love all of your recipes, i just have to do alot of recalculating before i can make it (am in Scotland) but the recipes are soooooo delicious i dont mind...

Samantha xx

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