Friday, March 16, 2007

recipe is: cupcakes with peanut buttercream topping


recipe was derived from here



115 gms butter, room temperature

1 cup sugar

2 large eggs

1 1/3 cups all purpose flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/8 tsp salt

1/2 cup milk

1 tsp vanilla essence/extract


3 tbsp butter

3 tbsp peanut butter

1/2 cup icing sugar

2-4 tbsp milk

pinch of salt

1/2 vanilla essence/extract



preheat oven to 180 degrees celcius/350 degrees fahrenheit

beat butter til soft. add sugar beat til light and fluffy

add eggs one at a time and continue beating in between

whisk flour, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl

add the vanilla essence to the milk

add 1/4 of the flour mix to the butter and beat

add 1/3 of the milk to the mixture and combine

repeat, alternating between flour and milk and ending with flour

scoop into cupcake papers til about 3/4 full (depending on whether you want flat or domed cupcakes)

bake for 20 - 22 minutes til cake tester comes out clean

put on wire rack to cool


in a bowl, beat all the ingredients well. add more milk if needed to make a fluffy spreadable frosting

use a butter knife/small spatula to spread topping on cooled cupcakes

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