Thursday, February 3, 2011

Almond and Cinnamon Cupcakes, with Strawberry Frosting


INGREDIENTS:
3/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tablespoon ground almonds
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/4 cups milk
eggs
red food coloring


STEPS
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter at medium speed until smooth, add sugar and beat until well. Add two eggs, beat until smooth. Dump in the rest of your ingredients (you can whisk the dry ones together in a separate bowl first as way to "quick-sift" them) and beat until nice and smooth. Dip a toothpick into the food coloring, and place into the mix, beat until colour is light pink. Fill cupcake liners (or greased tins) 2/3 full, bake until golden brown (about 20 minutes, depending on your oven). Makes 24 regular size or approx 10 jumbo size.
































FROSTING
2cups heavy cream (hopla)
2 cups confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon strawberry jam
red food coloring


Whip the heavy cream, and start to add the sugar half a cup at a time. Place the rest of the ingredients till the mixture is thick enough to use as piping. 






4 comments:

  1. Oh my, pink perfection. Beautiful photos. Thanks for the add on FoodBuzz, it's great to meet other food bloggers!

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  2. Hi ,

    I found your bog in frined request on Foodbuzz and i'm in love with your photos.So beautifull..
    I'm a follower 'cause i don't want to miss a bit..

    Kiss,

    Rita

    http://bembons.blogspot.com

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  3. Thankyou Ana Rita.. I will be posting some more tonight :)

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