Monday, January 28, 2013

key lime cupcakes

For the cake:
*1 cup cake flour
*1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
*1 cup sugar
*1/2 tbsp baking powder
*1 stick of butter, softened &cubed
*1 tsp vanilla
*1 cup whole milk
*2 eggs
*zest of 1 lime
*juice of 1 lime
* 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
whisk together all dry ingredients.mix cubed butter into dry mixture until just coated. combine vanilla, milk, and eggs and add to dry mix in three parts. 
bake at 325* for approx. 20 minutes.  recipe makes 16 cupcakes.

key lime filling:
*1 can(14oz) sweetened condensed milk
*zest of 1-2 limes
*juice of 2 limes
 *pipe into the center of baked and cooled cupcakes.

whipped cream frosting:
*1 pint (16oz) of heavy whipping cream
*4 tbsp powdered sugar
Using the whisk attachment on an electric mixer, whisk whipping cream on high and slowly add in powdered sugar. Whisk until thickened.  Pipe onto cupcakes and sprinkle or roll in graham cracker crumbs.

1 comment:

  1. Yes please....get you send some ASAP! It has been a long week!!! :) ha ha ha