May 17, 2010

Bento #182 - Raisin Hazelnut Butter Cupcake

Lots of blogger friends love baking, their "masterpiece" always make me drool with envy. Few month ago, newspaper published a recipe on how to make cupcake, it has detail photos shown. I kept that copy and decided to give a try yesterday after so long.

Silly me, I was expecting muffin but I got butter cake. By looking at the ingredients, should know it's butter cake right? kekekeke..... Have such result on first try I am quite satisfied (^.^) Isaac put some sprinker on few cupcakes, they are for himself and his cousins.

Ingredients:(around 16 cupcakes)
230g Self Raising Flour
230g Butter, softened at room temperature
160g Castor Sugar
3 Eggs, at room temperature
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
1/2 cup of raisin
1/3 cup of hazelnut

1. Using electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until pale and creamy.
2. Add eggs, beat until well combined.
3. Sift self raising flour over butter mixture and mix well.
4. Add in vanilla essence and raisin then mix well.
5. Preheat the oven to 175 degree.
6. Line 16 paper cups in muffin tray.
7. Put the mixture into muffin tray then put 3-4 hazelnut on top.
8. Bake the cake for 15 - 20 minutes until light golden.

1 comment:

Lia Chen said...

Hi Vanessa! You are one step ahead me ... I never baked myself, always just a helper for my mom. She is the one who love baking. Perhaps someday I will try to bake myself. Love the colorful sprinkles over the cupcake, nice!


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