Strawberry Cupcake

Ingredients:

  • All-purpose flour – 1 cup +2/3 cup
  • Granulated sugar – 1 cup
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking soda – ¼ tsp
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Half melted butter – ½ cup
  • Canola oil/ any mild cooking oil – ¼ cup
  • Buttermilk/ sour cream – ½ cup
  • Egg – 2 nos
  • Vanilla essence – 2 tsp
  • Strawberry puree – ½ cup
  • Red food gel color – as req (for icing decoration)

      American Vanilla Buttercream:

  • Room temperature unsalted butter – 2 cups
  • Confectionary sugar – 5-6 cups
  • Whole milk – 2 tblsp
  • Vanilla essence – 2 tsp

    Berries Puree: (fresh/ frozen)

  • Black berry – ½ cup
  • Strawberry – 1 cup
  • Blueberry – ½ cup
  • Granulated sugar – ½ cup

 

Procedure:

  • Pre heat the oven to 400˚F
  • Line the regular cupcake baking cups into the pan and leave 2 molds free and fill ¾ of the water into the each mold and keep aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the egg, butter milk, half melted butter, canola oil and vanilla essence and mix well
  • Over the egg mixture; Sieve the all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar. Mix well using a whisk or an electric beater.
  • To the final stage add the strawberry puree and fold it gently into the batter.
  • Using a regular ice cream scoop and fill the batter ¾ into the baking cups and bake it for 15-20 mins or until insert a toothpick in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  • Cool completely and start making the vanilla buttercream

 

Vanilla Buttercream:

  • Add the room temperature softened butter and beat it until light and fluffy; between add the confectionary sugar into two batches.
  • Towards the end, add 2 tblsp of milk and vanilla essence and mix well.

Berries Puree:

  • Add the chopped strawberries, whole blueberries and blackberries into the sauce pan along with ½ a cup of granulated sugar. Bring it to boil and reduce the flame and cook it further for another 8-10 mins or until the Puree thickens.

Cup Cake frosting:

  • Using your favorite tip, pipe the cupcake top and drizzle the frost with some berries puree.
  • The delicious and tasty “STRAWBERRY CUPCAKE” is ready for the party.

 NOTE/TIP:

  • For any buttercream cake, keep it in the room temperature at least 2 hours before the party time.
  • You can use more decorative items like M&M candies, sugar sprinkles and more
  • You can add some more strawberry puree into the buttercream for more strawberry flavor.

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