Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Kid's Cupcake Recipe

Kid's Cupcake Recipes

Cup cakes are a favorite treat for kids of all ages. Cupcakes can be decorated for all seasons and reasons. These are quick, easy cup cake recipe that kids can prepare with the help of an adult.
These cupcakes could always be made starting with a boxed cake mix. But where is the fun in that? With these recipes, you and the kids start from scratch and create memories as well as some delicious mouth watering treats.

Lemon Cupcake Recipe
3½ oz. softened butter
3½ oz. softened cream cheese
2 tsp. finely grated lemon rind
2/3-cup superfine sugar
2 eggs
½ cup all-purpose (plain) flour
1/3 cup self-raising flour

1. Pre-heat oven to 325F 2. Line a 12-cup muffin pan, with cupcake papers 3. Beat the butter, cheese, lemon rind, sugar and eggs until smooth and creamy4. Sift the flours together 5. Add the flour gradually to the cheese mixture 6. Beat on a low speed, until just combined7. Divide the mixture evenly between the 12 muffin tins 8. Bake for 25 minutes until firm to touch9. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack
Yields: 12 cupcakes
Frost with purchased lemon frosting.

Basic Vanilla CupCake Recipe
*5 oz. Butter - softened
*5 oz. superfine sugar
*6 oz. self-raising flour
*3 eggs
*1 tsp. vanilla extract

1. Preheat the oven to 350F 2. Line a 12-cupcake pan, with cup cake papers 3. Crack the eggs into a cup and beat lightly with a fork 4. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl5. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, until light and creamy6. Divide the mixture in the muffin pan 7. Bake for 18-20 minutes until risen and firm to touch8. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack9. Allow to cool fully before applying the frosting
Yields: 12 cupcakes
Frost with purchased vanilla frosting.

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