Christmas is the most colorful festival when the day is celebrated with lot of food items. Among the food items the best and top most item is the CUPCAKE. Cupcakes are said to be a delicious dessert on Christmas day. In most of the countries the people give cakes as a gift on Christmas day. Wishing the Christmas and giving the cake as a gift is the common trend followed in most of the places in the world. We can’t imagine the day without the Christmas cakes.
Knowing this recipe you can easily light up your Christmas day with colorful cakes. There are many types of cupcakes with different flavors. So let’s see some of the most used flavors of the Cupcakes.
Vanilla cupcakes: Making of the vanilla cupcakes is the most easy and simple to make.
Ingredients for making the vanilla tasty cupcake
- 1 cup caster sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- 1½ cup plain flour
- 1tsp baking powder
- 130g unsalted butter, soft end
- ¼ cup milk
For butter Cream icing
- 2 cups icing sugar
- 2tbsp milk
- 50 g unsalted butter
- Food color
Method of preparation
Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180c and line a 12 whole muffin tin with paper cases
Step 2: Take a bowl and add sugar, butter in it. Mix them until it comes to pale.
Step 3: Beat the eggs and stir in the vanilla extract.
Step 4: Fold the flour using a spoon by adding a little milk until the mixture is of dropping consistency.
Step 5: Fill the paper cases with the flour mixed until the half of the case.
Step 6: Bake in the oven for 10-15 min until a skewer inserted into the middle of a cupcake comes out clean. And allow them to cool completely.
Step 1: Beat the butter in a large bowl until soft.
Step 2: Add half icing sugar and beat until it comes smooth.
Step 3: Add the remaining icing sugar with one tbsp of milk until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
Step 4: Spoon the icing into a piping bag which is having the star nozzle and pipe the icing in a shape which you like on to the cupcake in a large swirl.
- Adding proper measures of ingredients is the important thing in baking cupcakes.
- Preparing the pan and cups is the other thing because the nice shape of the cake gives you the good feeling when seeing. Choosing the good order cups is the major task.
- Fill the cups with an decorating bag gives more effective output.
- Adding the extra flavors and textures gives you more taste. Eg: cherries, fruits.
Now the cup cake with vanilla flavor is ready to eat. Enjoy the Christmas with the cup cake.