Pink frosted cupcakes 

Pink frosted cupcakes


Calories:237 kcal
Preparation:35 min
Ready in:35 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories237 kcal(12%)
Protein2 g(4%)
Fat9 g(11%)
Carbohydrates36 g(14%)
Added Sugar28 g(31%)
Roughage0 g(0%)

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER


For cakes

For the cupcakes
½ cupsbutter
½ cupscaster sugar superfine
1 cupself-rising flour (heaped)
⅙ cupsAlmond flour
½ teaspoonsAlmond extract
For the frosting
2 cupspowdered sugar
1 tablespoonhot water
pink Food coloring
For the decoration
pink Decorative sugar crystals
white sugar heart
edible decoration Sugar star
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1 For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place paper cases in a 12 hole bun tin.
2 Put the butter, sugar, eggs, flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl and beat with an electric whisk for 1-2 minutes until the mixture is light and well mixed. Lightly fold in the ground almonds and almond extract.
3 Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 20 minutes until risen and golden. Leave in the tin for a 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool.
4 For the frosting: sift the confectioners’ sugar into a bowl and gradually stir in the hot water until
5 smooth and thick. Stir in a few drops of food colouring.
6 Spoon the frosting on the cakes, allowing it to trickle down the sides. Sprinkle with the sugar crystals and decorate with sugar hearts and stars before the frosting sets.


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