Monday, July 29, 2013

::Yellow Cupcakes with Strawberry Buttercream::

I'm a white cupcake kinda gal. But the very best white cupcake is a yellow one, if you know what I mean. More butter and egg is a good, good thing. Then, top it off with fresh berries whipped into icing and, well, YUM!
Yellow Cupcakes
1 3/4 cup flour
4 eggs
1/2 cup milk
2 t vanilla
1 1/2 cup sugar
2 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
1 cup butter

Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat butter, eggs, milk, vanilla.
Add dry mixture of flour, baking powder and salt until smooth.
Line 12 muffins cups and divide batter.
Bake for 35 minutes, or until golden and dry in the middle.

Strawberry Buttercream {This recipe is doubled}
1 cup fresh strawberries
1 cup butter
3-4 cups icing sugar
1 T vanilla
3 to 4 T milk

Boil down 1 cup fresh strawberries until reduced to half or more. Cool.
Whip together butter and icing sugar in food processor.
Add vanilla and milk.
Add reduced berries.

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