June 7, 2007

Raspberry Cupcakes

So I made some raspberry cupcakes to use up the rest of the marshmallow icing from the S'mores cupcake recipe. I found a good vanilla cupcake recipe at 52 Cupcakes and just adjusted it. Adjustments are in PINK

Billy's Vanilla Cupcakes Makes about 30 cupcakes


1 3/4 cups cake flour, not self-rising
1 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch cubes
4 large eggs
1 cup whole milk (I used 1% milk)
1 single serving cup of raspberry yogurt
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 cup of frozen raspberries

1. Preheat oven to 325°. Line cupcake pans with paper liners; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine flours, sugar, baking powder, and salt; mix on low speed until combined. Add butter, mixing until just coated with flour. I don't have a mixer with a paddle attachment (boo hoo!) so I sifted the dry ingredients and than tossed them in my Braun mixer.

2. In a large glass measuring cup, whisk together eggs, milk, and vanilla and raspberry yogurt. With mixer on medium speed, add wet ingredients in 3 parts, scraping down sides of bowl before each addition; beat until ingredients are incorporated but do not over beat. Add the frozen raspberries.

3. Divide batter evenly among liners, filling about two-thirds full. Bake, rotating pan halfway through, until a cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean, 17 to 20 minutes. I ended up baking them for 25 minutes. I'm also lucky enough to have a convection oven so rotating wasn't necessary.

4. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Repeat process with remaining batter. Once cupcakes have cooled, use a small offset spatula to frost tops of each cupcake. Decorate with sprinkles, if desired. Serve at room temperature. I just piped icing onto them with the good ole Glad bag and garnished them with a fresh raspberry.



Dee said...

great site. i decided to start blogging about my cupcake adventure. thanks for the recipe

cableclair said...

Yesss! I'm so gonna make these. Raspberries are my favorite favorite fruit (in fact, I ate a whole box of them all by myself today) and ths just looks delicious! yum! Great idea for a blog!

Anonymous said...

oh that sounds yummy scrummy

Kristen said...

Those look just lovely. What kind of icing did you use?

carissa said...

I tried this recipe and it was excellent! It was party in my mouth with the brilliant combination of sweet marshmallows and tart raspberries, blended together in the perfect texture of the cupcakes. Thank you for posting this.

garg said...

OH MAH GAAAWD THat looks beautiful

skampie said...

I'm so glad that you liked it carissa!

Garg, go make some!! go Go GO!

Speachless said...

woow that Looks so delicous hemm...I'm hungry...

Anonymous said...

Is it one cup of raspberry yogurt?