Sunday, January 26, 2014

Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting - India Flag Special Cupcakes for Republic Day



Wish you all a very Happy 64th Republic Day to all my Readers, bloggers, friends!!!

I thought I would enhance this year Republic Day celebrations with tri colors of our India flag and baked these delicious vanilla cupcakes with awesome colors of frosting 




A recipe for vanilla cupcakes and butter cream frosting is a perfect pair for model cupcakes. These are very simple to make and taste so yummy


Ingredients

Cupcakes
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All-purpose flour – 1 ½ cups
Unsalted Butter – 1 stick
Baking Powder – 1 tsp
Granulated Sugar – 3/4 cup
Eggs – 3 no
Pure vanilla extract – 1 ½ tsp
Milk – ¾ cup
Salt – ½ tsp

Buttercream Frosting
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Confectioners’ sugar – 1 cup
Unsalted butter – ¼ cup
Vanilla extract – ½ tsp
Milk – 1tsp
Green, Orange colors – As Required




Preparation

Cake
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  • In a mixing bowl, add flour, baking powder, and salt and mix well.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add butter and sugar and mix well until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time
  • Now add vanilla and mix well.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a cupcake pan with paper liners; set aside.
  • Add flour mixture and milk alternatively, beginning and ending with flour mixture.
  • Divide batter evenly among the prepared cupcake liners, about three-quarters full each.
  • Bake until golden and tops spring back to touch, about 20-22 minutes.
  • Transfer cupcakes and cool them.




Frosting
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  • In an electric mixer, add butter and beat until smooth and well blended.
  • Now add the vanilla extract. With the mixer on low speed, gradually beat in the sugar
  • Now add the milk and beat well until frosting is light and fluffy
  • Add a little more milk or sugar, if needed. Tint the frosting with desired food.







5 comments:

  1. Delicious and very apt for the occasion!!

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  2. Apt for the occasion! Very beautifully made cupcakes...looks perfect n delicious too....love it!

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  3. Delicious and yummy cupcakes, beautifully done.

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  4. Excellent and colorful looking cupcakes. Belated Happy Republic day to you and your family.
    Deepa

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