Thursday, 27 January 2011

So I Baked.

imageLemon and poppyseed cupcakes with a vanilla butter frosting to be precise.  And they were yummy!

I thought I would share the recipe and the pictures, enjoy;

Ingredients for the Cupcakes

175g golden caster sugar

2 lemons

1 tbsp poppy seeds, toasted

3 eggs

100g natural yogurt

175g butter , melted and cooled a little

Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl, until smooth.  Make sure you have a baking tray at the ready with some cupcake tins and that the oven is on, gas mark 4.


imagePour the ingredients into the cupcake tins and pop them in the oven for 20-22mins, once cooked, take them out of the oven and leave them to cool.  Whilst the cupcakes are cooling you can get started on the vanilla butter frosting!


Ingredients for the Frosting

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 3/4 cups icing sugar

1 tbsp light cream or milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

imageMix them together until you have a smooth butter frosting, apply to the cupcakes once they have cooled.

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Once the frosting has been applied, tuck in!

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