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Caramel Cupcakes: Cupcake Show #7

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Delicious yellow cake topped with whipped caramel...what a treat!
Ingredients
For cake
  Flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For frosting
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Heavy cream 5 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 325 F.
2. Line the cupcake tin with cupcake liners.
3. In a bowl, mix the flour and baking powder and set aside.

MAKING
4. In a small bowl, break the eggs, add the vanilla, mix and set aside.
5. In the mixer bowl, cream the butter until light, in a stand mixer.
6. Slowly add the sugar, and beat until creamy.
7. Beat in the eggs, adding one at a time, and beat after each addition.
8. Put the mixer on slow, add the flour in 3 batches, alternating with splash of milk, until all the milk and flour is used.
9. Scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl with a spatula.
10. Fill the cupcake liners using ice cream scoop until it is 3/4 full.
11. Bake in the oven about 25 minutes.
12. Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes in the pan.
13. Turn out the cupcakes on a rack and allow to cool completely for about 30 minutes to 1 hour.

FINALIZING
For the Frosting:
14. In large saucepan over medium heat, put all ingredients, and mix well with a stainless steel spoon.
15. As the mixture begins to bubble, cover and cook for 1 minute.
16. Take the lid off and cook to 238°F on candy thermometer.
17.Transfer the mixture into a metal mixer bowl and beat with the metal whisk attachment, until thick and spreadable.

SERVING
18. Spread on the cupcakes and serve as desired.

TIPS
Add in little hot water to the caramel if it is getting too thick while spreading the frosting.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
12
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