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Strawberry Cup Cakes

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Ingredients
  Strawberry 8 Medium
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) (at room temperature)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg whites 2 Medium
  Egg 1 Large
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
  Pink food color 1 Pinch (if desired) (Optional)
  Double cream 1 Carton (1 l) (For the frosting)
  Icing sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs), strawberry flavored (For the frosting)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 170 degrees centigrade.
2. Puree the strawberries in a blender and retain the remaining chunks for decorating.
3. If the butter is not in room temperature melt it for a while and let it rest until it attains room temperature.
4. In a bowl add butter and sugar and whisk using an electric whisk until it is well incorporated.
5. In a bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
6. Then add the egg whites and one full egg and mix again.
7. Scrape the edges and blend once again.
8. Add milk, strawberry puree and all purpose flour(little by little).
9. Fold with a spatula while adding the flour.
10. Add a teaspoon of vanilla essence and food color and blend with the electric whisk.

MAKING
11. Fill up two muffin trays with the cup cakes in cake molds.
12. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes.
13. Let it cool on cooling rack for 2 hours.
14. To make the frosting, whip together the frosting ingredients using an electric whisk.
15. Add the strawberry puree and give a quick mix with the whisk.
16. Add a little food color and whisk again.
17. Fill into an icing or piping bag and squeeze over the cupcakes.

SERVING
18. Serve with coffee or tea for parties or holidays.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Strawberry
Interest: 
Kids, Easy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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