Vanilla Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting- recipe

Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • Vanilla essence
    1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Refined flour
    1 1/4 cup
  • Butter softened
    1/4 cup
  • Castor sugar
    3/4 cup
  • Eggs
    2
  • Cornflour
    2 tablespoons
  • A pinch baking powder
  • A pinch salt
  • Buttermilk
    1/2 cup
  • Oil
    for greasing
  • Icing sugar
    for dusting
  • Chocolate chips
    for decoration
  • Frosting
  • Nutella
    1/2 cup
  • Icing sugar
    2/3 cup
  • Double cream
    1-2 tablespoons
Cupcakes without frosting

Cupcakes without frosting

Method

Step 1


Preheat oven at 180°C.

Step 2


Combine butter, sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl and beat well till smooth and creamy. Divide the mixture into two parts and reserve one for frosting.

Step 3


Add eggs to the remaining part and beat well.

Step 4


Add refined flour, cornflour, baking powder and salt and beat again.

Step 5


Add buttermilk, little by little and beat well till light and frothy.

Step 6


Grease individual cupcake moulds with oil and pour batter in them filling ¾. Place them on a baking tray and put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-18 minutes.

Step 7


To make frosting, take the reserved butter-sugar mixture in a bowl. Add icing sugar and mix well.

Step 8


Add cream and mix well. Add Nutella and mix well. Beat well with an electric beater.

Step 9


Remove cupcakes from the oven and demould. Cool to room temperature.

Step 10


Pour the frosting into a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle.

Step 11


Pipe out portions on the cupcakes and place them on a serving platter. Dust icing sugar on top and sprinkle some chocolate chips.

Step 12


Serve immediately.

Ready To Serve!!

Ready To Serve!!

Happy eating & Happy reading!!!

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