Sunday, 28 June 2015

Basic Egg less Cup cakes and Variations

Basic Egg less Cup cakes    

Ingredients

1 cup All purpose Flour 

1/2 cup Powder Sugar

1/4 tsp Salt

1 tsp Baking powder 

1/2 tsp Baking soda 

1/2 cup Oil

2 tsp Vanilla extract

1 cup Milk + 1 tbsp Vinegar ( Mix)

    OR 

1/2 cup Curd + 1/2 cup Milk ( Mix )


Method

In a large bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Keep it aside. Take oil and sugar. Beat it well till the sugar in cooperates with the oil. Add vanilla essence and Milk vinegar OR Milk Curd. Beat it once more. Add the flour mix 1/2 cup  at a time and beat it until  you get a thick batter. If the batter is too thick then add 1 or 2 tbsp milk. The batter should be thick dropping concestency. Arrange the cupcake liners. Fill in 2/3 rd of the cup cake liners. Bake at 180 degrees for 25 minutes or till done. Insert a toothpick and if it comes out clean it is done. Cool the cupcake completely and frost with  favorite frosting.

    

For Frosting

Ingredients 

2 cups Heavy whipping Cream 

2 tbsp powder Sugar

1 tsp Vanilla essence


Method 

In a mixing bowl add all the frosting ingredients. Whip the cream till a peak is form. Using a piping bag and different nozzles  decorate the cupcakes.


   Variations in cup cakes

For Red velvet add 1 tbsp Coco powder and red colour in the batter and frost with cream cheese frosting.            

For chocolate cupcakes reduce 2 tbsp of all purpose flour and add 2 tbsp of chocolate powder 

Soy milk, almond milk or coconut milk in the place of milk can be used in the recipe for vegan option.

For lemon cupcakes add 1 tbsp orange or lemon zest and 2 tsp lemon essence 1tbsp lemon juice to get the zesty aroma. Frost it with butter cream  lemon frosting.

Cinnamon can be add  to make it cinnamony and frost with chocolate ganache.

Chocolate chips or frozen berries can be added to make it chocolate chip cupcake or berry cupcakes. Frost it with cream cheese frosting.