National Cupcake Day 2023: 3 cupcake recipes you should try once in your life


National Cupcake Day 2023 is an early annual celebration dedicated to the beloved miniature sweets that have captured the hearts and taste buds of people around the world. This delightful occasion, usually celebrated on December 15, invites baking enthusiasts and sweet tooths to unite in their love for cupcakes. Are you a fan of enjoying these little delights? The day provides an opportunity to share recipes, display creative decorations and simply revel in the joy that cupcakes bring. It’s a festive time to embrace the art of baking and savor the simple pleasures of these delicious bite-sized desserts. Here are some delicious creations and their recipes that you can try at home.

“Experience the irresistible charm of Biscoff in every bite with these Biscoff Cupcakes, topped with creamy Biscoff buttercream frosting. These cupcakes are a dream come true for Biscoff lovers, combining the unique caramelized flavor of Biscoff cookies into a delicious cupcake perfect for any occasion,” says Amrut Mehta, CEO of Little Italy.

Biscoff Cupcakes with Tutto Bene Biscoff Buttercream Frosting – Coffee

Ingredients:

muffin:

* 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

* 1 teaspoon baking powder

*½ teaspoon baking soda

* ¼ teaspoon salt

* ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

* 1 cup granulated sugar

* 2 large eggs

* 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

*½ cup sour cream

* ½ cup Biscoff cream

* 4 Biscoff cookies, finely crushed

Biscoff Buttercream Frosting:

* 1 cup unsalted butter, softened

* 1 cup Biscoff cream

* 4 cups of powdered sugar, sifted

* 2-3 tablespoons of heavy cream or milk

* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Garnish:

* Crushed Biscoff cookies

* Whole Biscoff cookies for decoration.

Method

* Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.

*In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

*In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then add the vanilla extract and Biscoff cream.

* Gradually add the dry ingredients, alternating with the sour cream, starting and ending with the dry ingredients. Add the crushed Biscoff cookies.

*Fill the cupcake liners about two-thirds full with batter. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

*Let the cupcakes cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

*For the frosting, beat the butter and Biscoff cream until smooth. Gradually add the powdered sugar, then add the heavy cream and vanilla extract and beat until light and fluffy.

* Frost the cooled cupcakes with Biscoff buttercream and sprinkle with crushed Biscoff cookies. Top each cupcake with a whole Biscoff cookie to decorate.

*Serve and enjoy the rich caramelized flavor of these Biscoff cupcakes!

These Biscoff Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream Frosting are a delicious treat for any Biscoff enthusiast. The creamy frosting and moist cupcake base with the unique flavor of Biscoff cookies create a truly indulgent experience. Happy baking and enjoy your Biscoff adventure!

Bailey’s Irish Cream Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting

Indulge in the rich, creamy flavor of Bailey’s Irish Cream with these delicious cupcakes. Perfect for adult gatherings, celebrations, or as a special treat, these Bailey’s Irish Cream Cupcakes, topped with smooth Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting, offer a delicious blend of coffee, chocolate, and Irish whiskey flavors.

Ingredients:

muffin

* 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

* ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

* 1 teaspoon baking powder

*½ teaspoon baking soda

* ½ teaspoon salt

* ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

* 1 cup granulated sugar

* 2 large eggs

* 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

*½ cup sour cream

* ½ cup Bailey’s Irish Cream

* ¼ cup strong coffee, chilled

Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting

* 1 cup unsalted butter, softened

* 3-4 cups of powdered sugar, sifted

* 4-6 tablespoons Bailey’s Irish Cream

* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Garnish

* Chocolate chips or cocoa powder

* Optional: Mini chocolate chips or coffee beans for decoration.

Method

* Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin pan with cupcake liners.

*In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

*In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time and then add the vanilla extract.

* Gradually beat in the dry ingredients, alternating with the sour cream, Bailey’s Irish Cream and coffee, starting and ending with the dry ingredients. Mix until combined.

*Fill the cupcake liners about two-thirds full with batter. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

*Let the cupcakes cool in the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

*For the glaze, beat the butter until smooth. Gradually beat in the powdered sugar, then add the Bailey’s Irish Cream and vanilla extract, and beat until light and fluffy.

* Frost the cooled cupcakes with Bailey’s buttercream. Garnish with chocolate shavings, cocoa powder or mini chocolate chips or coffee beans.

* Serve and enjoy the luxurious taste of these Bailey’s Irish Cream Cupcakes!

These Bailey’s Irish Cream Cupcakes are a perfect way to enjoy your favorite Irish cream liqueur in the form of a delicious dessert. The combination of coffee, chocolate, and Bailey’s in both the cupcake and frosting creates a truly indulgent experience. Perfect for a special occasion or as a gift for Bailey’s lovers.

Chocolate Cupcake Recipe by Harrshita Shorewalla, Founder and Chef of Cake Dior

Dry ingredients

All-purpose flour – 290 g

Cocoa powder – 44 g

Baking powder – 1 teaspoon

Baking soda – 1/2 teaspoon

Salt – 1/4 teaspoon

wet ingredients

Curd – 210 g

Milk – 90 g

Melted butter – 100 g

Castor sugar – 110

Vanilla extract – 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1: In a bowl, place all the dry ingredients, eg. Flour, Coconut, Baking powder, Baking soda and Salt

Step 2: In another bowl, put the curd, sugar, melted butter, milk and vanilla extract.

Mix it well. Until there is a homogeneous mixture.

Step 3: Mix all the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients and mix gently with the help of a whisk.

Step 4: Use a cupcake pan and pour the ready batter halfway into each cavity.

Step 5: Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 18 minutes at 180°C.

Do the toothpick test and let the cupcakes cool before decorating them with your favorite Frosting 🙂

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Imp Tip: Use all ingredients at room temperature.

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