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Cupcakes

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Flower Cupcakes

Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • Vanilla Buttercream
  • Chocolate pastel lentil candies, for flower centers
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Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
American, Dessert
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for tins
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened, plus more for tins
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Vanilla Cream
  • Chocolate-Ganache Glaze
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Vanilla Cupcakes with Fruit Glaze

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 can (15.5 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, plus 2 large egg whites
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1/4 cup fruit puree (from 9 ounces fruit, thawed and drained if using frozen; see note above)
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Raspberry Cupcakes with Pink Buttercream and Lacy Chocolate Hearts

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 sticks plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 containers (6 ounces each) raspberries, 1 container pureed, 1 container coarsely chopped
  • Gel-paste food coloring, in Tulip Red (optional; sugarcraft.com)
  • Pink Buttercream
  • Chocolate Filigree Hearts
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Polka-Dot Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
Dessert
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (not whipped)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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Hummingbird Cupcakes

Other Ideas:
Bananas, Dessert, Pineapple
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 3 large)
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • Cream Cheese Frosting Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Dried Pineapple Flowers
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Cappuccino-Chocolate Cupcakes

Time:1 hour 5 mins
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Blueberry Cupcakes

Time:1 hour 25 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 2/3 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup dark-brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 2/3 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup high-quality blueberry jam, such as Hero, strained (3 tablespoons)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 6 ounces blueberries (1 1/4 cups)
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Vanilla Cupcakes

Time:45 mins
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