Easter cupcakes

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Happy Easter everyone!!

Well my darling bakers, Easter is literary just around the corner so I’ve decided to prepare these absolutely delicious almond cupcakes which are so easy and quick to make.

Ingredients:

Dough: 250g flour, 55g ground almonds, 1 spoon baking powder, 1 spoon baking soda, 2 eggs, 100g sugar, 80ml oil, 125ml natural yogurt and vanilla essence.

Butter cream: 200g soft butter, 300g powdered sugar, 1 egg white, 4-5 spoons of milk, vanilla essence and 4-5 drops of green food dye.

Preparation:

As usually, start by mixing all the ingredients in a bowl – the flour, the almonds, the baking powder and the baking soda. Separately, mix the eggs, sugar, oil, yogurt and vanilla essence together and then add this on top of your bowl mixture. Make sure that all ingredients are fully incorporated by further mixing.  Then simply prepare your cupcake cups, fill them up about three quarters and put in the oven for 20-25min. at 180”C.

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While these are baking, we have just enough time to prepare the butter cream. Firstly, mix the butter well until it turns into a foamy mixture and then add the powdered sugar and milk slowly in 4-5 stages, followed by a few drops of lemon juice. When this is done, add the egg white which was beaten beforehand. Your cupcakes are ready to be decorated using the cream just prepared.

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I chose to split my cream up as follows: one simple layer of the plain white butter cream I just prepared on top of each cupcake, followed by a layer of green butter cream which I go by adding a few drops of green food dye to the remaining cream mixture. I used a small nozzle on the icing piping bag in order to make the top layer resemble a bed of grass. To get into the whole Easter spirit, I added some mini chocolate eggs and a fondant flower here and there.

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So? What are your opinions on these Easter cupcakes? Have they prepared you for the weekend and brought about that Easter spirit? What will you all, my little bakers prepare for your Easter fest?

I wish you all a very Happy Easter close to your loved ones and I send the very best wishes your ways, no matter where you all are! Enjoy the long weekend! 🙂 Kisses my dears! :*

Also please excuse the lack of posts lately but I’ve been extremely preoccupied… for example one of my dearest friend, whom I haven’t seen in a very long time as she lives in the States, came to visit me… it was an absolutely amazing surprise and since her arrival, we have been going on all sorts of journeys and excursions with a lot of time away from home and little time to write or bake. I will make it up to all of you soon! :*

 

 

 

romanian version:

Paște fericit tuturor!!!…

  Că tot vine paștele m-am gindit să pregătesc citeva brioșe cu migdale . E o rețetă extrem de simplă si un decor foarte usor de facut…Da hai să vedem cum să le pregatim…

Ingrediente:

  • 250g făină
  • 55g migdale măcinate
  • 1 linguriță praf de copt
  • un virf linguriță bicarbonat de sodiu
  • 2 ouă
  • 100 g zahar
  • 80 ml ulei
  • 125 ml iaurt simplu
  • extract de vanilie

Crema de unt:

  • 200 g unt moale
  • 300g zahar pudra
  • un albus ou batut spuma
  • 4-5 linguri lapte
  • extract de vanilie
  • 4-5 picături de colorant alimentar verde

 

Mixăm intr-un bol ingredientele uscate, adică făina, migalele, praful de copt si bicarbonatul de sodiu. Separat mixăm ouăle cu zaharul, uleiul, iaurtul si vanilia. Mixul de lichide il punem peste cel de solide si amestecăm pină la incorporare totală. Pregatim formele de brioșe si le umplem cam 3/4. Dăm la cuptor pentru 2-25 minute la 180”C in cuptorul incins in prealabil.

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Cit timp se coc brioșele numai bine avem timp să facem crema de unt. Mixăm untul pina devine spumă, adaugăm apoi zaharul pudra in 4-5 etape alternind cu lapte si citeva picaturi de zeama de lamaie. La sfirsit incorporam albusul batut spuma.  Cind brioșele sunt reci le decoram cu crema de unt pregatită.

 

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Eu am ales sa pun un strat de crema alba mai intai si in restul de cremă am pus citeva picături de colorant alimentar verde si  cu un șprit special am facut un pat de iarbă  pe care am asezat citeva mini ouă de ciocolată și pe ici pe colo cite o floricică din fondat

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Eu am ales sa pun un strat de crema alba mai intai si in restul de cremă am pus citeva picături de colorant alimentar verde si  cu un șprit special am facut un pat de iarbă  pe care am asezat citeva mini ouă de ciocolată și pe ici pe colo cite o floricică din fondat

Ei, ce ziceți??? V-am introdus un pic in atmosfera de sărbătoare????…

        Un Paște fericit vă doresc dragii mei si ginduri bune trimit către voi, oriunde vă aflați! :*

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