food

Compiled Recipe – Ube Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream

Ube Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream

Ingredients:

(For the cupcakes):
* 2 large eggs
* ¾ cup sugar
* ½ cup vegetable oil
* 1 cup ube halaya
* 1 ½ cup tsp ube coloring and flavoring
* 1 cup cake flour
* 1 tsp baking powder
* ½ tsp salt

(For the coconut buttercream):
* ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened
* 4 cup powdered sugar, sifted
* ½ cup coconut cream

Preparations:
1) Preheat oven to 325◦F. Line a 12-cup muffin pan with cupcake liners Set aside.

2) In the mixing bowl for a mixer with the beater attachment, beat eggs, oil, and sugar together until well mixed. Add ube and beat until well combined. Stir in ube flavoring.

3) Sift cake flour and baking powder together over ube mixture. Sprinkle in salt and fold in flour. Mix until just well blended. Using an ice cream scoop, divide batter into cups.

4) Bake cupcakes in the preheated oven for 12 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly pressed and a toothpick inserted into the centers of each cupcake emerges cleanly. Cool completely a wire rack.

5) Meanwhile, make buttercream: In the bowl for a mixer with the whisk attachment, cream butter until light and creamy. Add sugar by the cupful, alternating with coconut cream and vanilla extract. Whisk until light and fluffy.

6) To assemble, decorate cooled cupcakes with frosting and macapuno strands as desired.

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s