Monday, June 29, 2015

Vanilla Cupcakes with Peanut Buttercup Candies ~ 巧克力花生杯子蛋糕


These vanilla cuppies are stuffed with some mini Reese peanut buttercup candies, topped with a dusting of snow powder and yet another candy.  The cake is soft, moist and delicious with a slight tinge of salty peanut butter and chocolate.   A good party treat for kids!











Recipe for Vanilla Cupcake with Peanut Buttercup Candies ~  巧克力花生杯子蛋糕

Ingredients         


  • 140 gm plain flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 120 gm caster sugar
  • 80 ml canola/corn oil
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk (milk + 1 tsp lemon juice/vinegar to make up 1/2 cup)
  • Reese mini peanut buttercup candies
  • Snow powder/icing sugar and candies for decoration (optional)
Method
  1. Sieve plain flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a mixing bowl, set aside.
  2. Beat eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla on low speed to medium, till smooth.
  3. Pour half wet ingredients into dry ingredients, mix well with a ball whisk.
  4. Mix in half buttermilk.
  5. Repeat steps 3 & 4 till just combined.  Do not overmix.  Batter is thin and runny.
  6. Scoop 1/2 batter into paper lined muffin pan, toss in 3 mini peanut buttercup candies, then cover with batter till 3/4 full.  (I used an ice cream scoop).
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 20 mins., test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  8. Remove cakes onto a wire rack to cool.
  9. Dust with some snow powder.
  10. Yield :  12 cupcakes






11 comments:

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  1. WOW! These vanilla cupcakes look so good! Like the peanut butter cup added in the cake, sounds yummy!

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    1. Yes, nice taste, a bit sweet and salty!

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  2. Pretty sweet vanilla cupcakes with slight salty peanut butter. Yum! Perfect for tea time ^-^!

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  3. Vanilla and peanut butter cups...what a sensational combination! These muffins look terrific, Cheah.

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    1. Yes, must admit that it's a good combination!

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  4. Your cupcakes look so pretty Cheah! Love the peanut butter candies topping.

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  5. Yummy! They would be great and without candy.. But I would take with candy :D

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  6. This sounds really really good! I love the way you put candy on the top! Very cute! And the photos are super nice!

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