Saturday, 3 January 2015

Oreo cupcakes :D

Prep time - 20 min
Cook time - 22 min 
Serves- 24 cupcakes

For the cake 
1.Oreo halves- 24 (the cream side up)
2.All purpose flour-2 1/2 cups
3.Baking powder - 1tsp 
4.Unsalted butter- 3/4 cups
5.Confectioners sugar- 1 2/3 cups
6.Salt- 1 tsp 
7.Egg whites - 3 
8.Egg yolk- 1 
9.Vanilla essence- 1 tbsp 
10.Milk- 1 cup 
11.Apple cider vinegar- 1 tsp (add the vinegar to the milk) 
12.Oreo cookies(coarsely chopped)- 15

For the buttercream frosting
1.Icing sugar- 500 g
2.Unsalted butter - 150 g
3.Finely ground oreos - 10 
4.Vanilla essence- 2 tsp 
5.Milk- 4 tbsp

1.In a medium sized bowl beat the egg whites till you get soft peaks.Keep aside.
2.In an other bowl cream the butter and sugar till fluffy , about 2 min.
3.Add the egg yolk,then the vanilla.

4.Alternating the flour and milk , add it to the above mixture.
5.Add the salt and baking powder.
6.Now fold in the egg whites into the above mixture and then the chopped oreos.

7.Line the muffin tray with liners and place the oreo halves , cream side up into the the liners.

8. Place the batter into the liners , filling 3/4 of them.

9.In a preheated oven at 170 c bake for 24 min .
10.Cool the cupcakes before you top them up with the oreo buttercream :)

To prepare the buttercream froting
1.Cream the butter till soft 
2.Add the icing sugar , alternating it with milk.
3.Add the vanilla, and then finally add the ground oreos and mix for about 2 min approx.

Decorate the cupcakes like i did as seen below :)