Cupcakes are a favorite treat for kids of all ages. Cupcakes can be decorated for all seasons and reasons. These are quick, simple cupcake recipe that children can prepare with adult supervision.
These cupcakes could easily be made starting with a boxed cake mix but what is the fun in that? With these recipes, you and the children begin from scratch and create memories as well as some tasty mouth watering treats.
Lemon Cupcake Recipe
*3Â½ oz softened butter *3Â½ oz softened cream cheese *2 tsp finely grated lemon rind *2/3-cup superfine sugar *2 eggs Â½ cup all-purpose (plain) flour *1/3 cup self-raising flour
1. Pre-heat the oven to 325oF 2. Line a 12-cupcake pan, with cupcake papers. 3. Beat the butter, cheese, lemon rind, sugar and eggs until smooth and creamy. 4. Sift the flours together 5. Add the flour gradually to the cheese mixture and beat on a low speed, until just combined. 6. Divide the mixture evenly between the 12 muffin tins 7. Bake for 25 minutes until firm to touch. 8. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.
Yields: 12 cupcakes.
Cover with Lemon frostingâ€¦ enjoy
Basic Vanilla Cup Cake Recipe
Ingredients: * 5 oz Butter - softened *5 oz superfine sugar *6 oz self-raising flour *3 eggs *1 tsp vanilla extract
1. Pre-heat the oven to 350oF 2. Line a 12-cupcake pan, with cup cake papers 3. Crack the eggs into a cup and beat lightly with a fork 4. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl 5. Beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes, until light and creamy 6. Divide the mixture evenly between the cake cases 7. Bake for 18-20 minutes until risen and firm to touch 8. Allow to cool for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack 9. Allow to cool fully before icing