Sunday, 4 January 2015

The best vanilla cupcakes ever !

Prep time - 20 min
Cook time - 13 min
Serves- 50 mini cupcakes and 20 medium sized cupcakes 

1.Vegetable oil - 1/2 cup +1/8 cup
2.Sugar- 3/4 cup+ 2 tbsp
3.Eggs- 2
4.Vanilla essence- 1 1/2 tsp
5.All purpose flour- 1 cup + 1/8 cup
6.Corn flour- 1/4 cup
7.Baking powder- 1 1/2 tsp
8.Salt- 1 tsp
9.Yogurt/sour cream- 3/4 cup(i prefer yogurt)
10. Hot water- 1 tbsp.

1.Beat the sugar and oil in a bowl till the sugar gets partially dissolved, for 2  min.

 2.Add the eggs , one by one ,then the vanilla, beat for another 2 min. Add the hot water( make sure that the sugar almost gets dissolved at the end of this stage)
3.In a medium sized bowl sift the flour , corn flour , salt and baking powder together and add this to the above mixture. Make sure that the ingredients and just combined (do not over-beat the mixture)
4.At last add the yogurt/sour cream and beat the mixture for half a minute making sure that all the ingredients are perfectly combined.
5.Place the liners in a cupcake tray and fill the moulds with 3/4 batter.
6.Bake in a preheated oven at 170 c for 13 min(for mini cupcakes) and 22 min (for medium sized cupcakes).

7.Let the cupcakes cool before you top them up with buttercream :)