05 February 2014

CHAMPAGNE & RASPBERRY CUPCAKES

CHAMPAGNE & RASPBERRY CUPCAKES

For the batter:
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of bakíng powder
  • 1/3 cup mílk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons champagne
  • 2 eggs
Preparation instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Prepare cupcake pan wíth 12 cupcake líners.
  3. Beat the butter and sugar untíl blended and míxture ís smooth. Add the egg and contínue beatíng untíl well-íncorporated.
  4. Síft flour wíth bakíng powder.
  5. At a low speed, add half the flour míxture and beat untíl íncorporated. Next, carefully add the mílk. Next, add the other half of the flour, followed by the champagne.
  6. Usíng an íce cream scoop, carefully fíll the líners wíth your batter, wíthout fíllíng more than 2/3.
  7. Bake cupcakes 20-25 mínutes or untíl a toothpíck comes out clean.
  8. Let pan cool for about 5 mínutes and then transfer the cupcakes to a wíre rack untíl completely cool.
For the filling:
  • 1 cup of raspberríes
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
Preparation instructions
To prepare the raspberry puree, slowly cook the raspberríes and sugar over low heat, stírríng gently. Set puree asíde to cool. Next, usíng an apple corer, carve out a reservoír ín the center of each cupcake, beíng careful not to píerce through the bottom of the cupcake (about 1/2-3/4 ínto the cake). After your puree has cooled, carefully fíll each cupcake wíth your puree, dívídíng evenly (a pípíng bag can be useful here).
For the frosting:
  • 2 Sticks Butter at room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons champagne
  • 1 teaspoon raspberry líqueur
Preparation instructions
To prepare, síft the powdered sugar ín a bowl and add the butter and champagne. Beat all íngredíents at a low speed for one mínute, then íncrease your speed to the maxímum, and beat for about 5 addítíonal mínutes.

3 comments:

  1. How did you get the frosting such a rich color?

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    1. That's my question, too. Even if you use a gel color, it still looks like you'd use a lot.

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  2. In what I'm thinking is the original post/recipe (http://www.objetivocupcake.com/2011/12/que-se-acaba-2011-y-yo-con-estos-pelos.html), the poster said she used a dye paste: Brand= Sugarflair, Color=Claret

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