Monday, October 4, 2010
If you are not familiar, DMBGLIT expanded is "does my blog looks good in this" and is considered as the one of the most prestigious awards among food bloggers. Sunitha is creative and I think this picture is a perfect example.
If you haven't had a chance to visit her personal blog ,here is a link, where she shares her crochet and art work. I consider myself lucky to have a friend like you, Sunitha.Hugs !
Friends, please join me in congratulating Sunitha on her wonderful achievement !
This virtual treat is for you buddy :-)
Do you notice the silly bands in this pic ? My daughter's latest craze !
Flour- 1 1/3 cup
Baking powder- 1 1/2 tsp
Cocoa Powder(preferably dutch processed)- 1/2 cup
Boiling water- 1 cup
Salted Butter- 1/2 cup
Pure Vanilla Extract- 2 tsp
1.Whisk the flour and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
2.Preheat the oven at 375 degree F.Grease muffin pans with butter or line with paper liners.
3.Mix the boiling water and cocoa, mix well till there is no lumps.Let it cool
4.Beat the butter and sugar until smooth.Add the eggs ,one at a time and beat well to mix in.
5.Add the vanilla extract and mix.
6.Now beat in cooled cocoa mix into this and mix everything.
7.Fold in the flour mixture into this and spoon out into the muffin pan.
8.Bake for about 15-16 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
9.Frost with your favorite icing. I did buttercream frosting since my daughter wanted to have her favorite colors.
For Buttercream Frosting:
Confectioner's sugar- 1 1/2 cup
Butter- 4 Tbsp
Milk- 2-3 Tbsp
Pure Vanilla extract- 1/2 tsp
Mix the butter and sugar by beating well.Add milk and vanilla and mix again.Add the food color if you are adding any, mix and frost the cupcakes
1.If you are using unsalted butter add about 1/3 tsp salt.
2.This yields about 18 cupcakes.
Recipe Adapted from : Joy of baking