Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Vanilla Cup Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Back to my passion of baking after a very long time. Have been baking for quiet sometime now but couldn't manage to get a click.  

This Vanilla cup cake is very simple and the delicious chocolate frosting will keep you licking. 

Ingredients for the Basic Vanilla Cupcake

200 gms Butter
8 oz Castor Sugar
8 oz Maida
1 tb.sp baking powder
4 eggs

1 tsp vanilla essence

Milk about a tb.sp

  1. Sieve the dry the ingredients and keep it aside. 
  2. Line the cupcake pans with the cases.
  3. All the ingredients should be at room temperature. 
  4. Preheat the oven at 180° C.  
  5. Beat the butter lightly and then add the castor sugar and beat well.
  6. Incorporate the eggs one by one.  
  7. Add the vanilla essence. Mix and add the dry ingredients.  And fold in.  
  8. Add milk as required and only if required. 
  9. The batter should be of dropping consistency and not pouring consistency.
  10. Spoon the batter in the cupcake cases.
  11. Bake for 15 to 20 min at 180° C.
  12. Remove and cool on a wire rack when its done i.e. the skewer comes out clean.

Ingredients for the Chocolate Frosting :

2 tbsp cream
100 gm Chocolate
50 gm Butter
100 gm Icing Sugar

In a pan heat butter add the chocolate and cream, stir till combined. 
Remove from heat and add in icing sugar, stir till smooth.
Fill it in a piping bag attached with a star nozzle. And pipe it on the cooled cupcakes.


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