Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

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




Comments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Peach Resin Snow Fungus Dessert ~ 桃胶雪耳糖水

The scientific name for Peach resin is Prunus Persica which is resin secreted from the Peach tree and form like crystals which are stuck to the tree.  Originated from China, the composition of peach resin is collagen, amino acids.  The rich collagen helps to improve the complexion, nourishes and helps to prevent dryness of the skin.  It also helps to improve bowel movement.  In short, this is an inexpensive substitute to the highly expensive birds nest.



Peach Resin Snow Fungus Dessert  ~    桃胶雪耳糖水

Ingredients 50 gm Peach resin20 gm snow fungus30 gm dried longan30 gm seedless red dates2 lt water100 gm rock sugar(I used 150 gm organic cane sugar) or to taste6 Pandan leaves, knottedMethod Soak the peach resin in a lot of water for 12 hours or preferably overnight.  The peach resin will expand to about 8 to 10 times after soaking.   Remove the impurities and rinse the jelly like peach resin, let drain on a sieve, set aside.Soak the snow fungus for a few hours and remove the hard stem, snip i…

Country style steam chicken

This is one simple recipe of  steamed chicken dish which I'm sure many bloggers have blogged before.  Tasty yet easy and quick to prepare, this dish pairs very well with steamy hot white rice.

Kaya Slice ~ 咖椰片

I've tasted vanilla slice before but not Kaya Slice.  My first taste of Kaya Slice was at a fusion cafe in Perth and the combination was truly wonderful.  So when I returned from my vacation, I just had to give it a try with my homemade kaya and believe me, it's real yummy especially if you are a kaya fan.  Serve this as a dessert to jazz up your reunion dinner during this coming Chinese New Year!





Kaya Slice ~   咖椰片 Ingredients 2 pieces of 8 inch sq frozen puff pastryHomemade kaya/coconut egg jamIcing sugar to dustMethod Defrost the frozen pastries.Place a puff pastry onto a parchment lined pan.  Prick holes with a fork to prevent it from blowing up.Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 15 to 20 mins. till brown.Remove from oven and place a pan on top and gently press down to give a flat surface.Repeat with the other pastry.Cut pastry into 2 halves to make 4 halves.Spread a  generous amount of kaya on one half of the pastry and place another half sheet on top.  Repeat.Dust wit…