Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Cupcake Recipe

On my summer to-do list I made sure and put that I would try new cupcake recipes...
and I had a successful one this week!

The middle cupcake was everyone's favorite!!
Just thought I would share.

3/4 cup unsalted butter
1 3/4 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup half-and-half
@ 350 for 15-18 min.

3/4 cup mint chocolate morsels
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
1/4 cup half-and-half
1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract {I may have trippled}
shave (with a carrot peeler) andies mints on top.


Shanna said...

sounds so delicious!

Summer {Bisfor...} said...

love me some peppermint!

Tracy Busching said...

I just want to verify before I bake, that is not a misprint in the cupcake recipe, seems like a lot of sugar. 1 3/4 cups regular sugar and 1 lb confectionery sugar. How many cupcakes does it make? They look delicious but my mouth hurts thinking of how sweet they are going to be. I think I will wait for your response before I make them just to be sure :-)

Cisilia "cc" said...

Everyone's favorite??? I was not there to vote so i guess you will have to share that one with me later. It does sound yummmmmee!!

Alicia said...

oh my sweet goodness..those looks so yummy!! if it weren't for my dang allergies i'd be whipping those up in a minute!

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Pam said...

Tracy: I'm not sure how to contact you, so I hope you check back. Thank you so much for catching the miss print. I don't know what I was thinking! I used this base for all three of the cupcakes pictured, and one had buttercream frosting... maybe that is where I threw the powered sugar in! I edited the recipe to reflect. Happy Baking! Let me know how you like them! :)

Val said...

Wow, These look divine!!! Cute blog.

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