Sunday, June 20, 2010

Swedish Royal Wedding

Yesterday the crown princess of Sweden, Victoria, finally got her prince! We watched the wedding live over the Internet, and celebrated with a traditional Swedish breakfast and these princess cupcakes.

Best moist Chocolate Cupcakes

3/4 cup butter
1 cup soft dark brown sugar
1/2 cup caster sugar
3 eggs
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup cocoa powder
2 tbs instant espresso powder
1 1/2 cup milk
2 tsp vanilla extract


Directions:

1. Preheat to 374 degrees.
2. Beat butter till soft, smooth, creamy and pale. Add sugar and beat till creamy. Beat in eggs one at a time.
3. Whisk flour, baking soda, salt, cocoa and coffee granules together.
4. Mix the vanilla and milk together in a small bowl or pouring jug. Add a third of the dry ingredients into batter, mix well. Add half of the liquid, beat well. Alternate till you end with the dry ingredients.
5. Line muffin tray with liners. Fill cups 2/3 full.
6. Reduce oven heat to 347 degrees. Bake 25-30min. Let cool completely before icing.


Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

8 oz. Cream cheese
3/4 cups unsalted butter
1 tsp vanilla exract
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
a pinch of salt

Directions:

1. Cream the cream cheese and butter together.
2. Add the vanilla extract and a pinch of salt.
3. Take 1 cup of powdered sugar and mix together with the cream cheese blend. Continue to add powdered sugar until you get the concistency you want.

1 comment:

Emma H said...

Hej! Vilken fin blogg du har! Jag blir riktigt hungrig av att bläddra bland inläggen. Kul att fira prinsessbröllopet med en cupcake.

/Emma