Christmas Recipes : Christmas Tree Cupcakes

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CHRISTMAS RECIPES YOU AND THE KIDS WILL ENJOY BAKING

Festive recipes to celebrate the holiday season.  Apron, mixing bowl and oven ready – lets get baking with the kids.

CHRISTMAS TREE CUPCAKES

INGREDIENTS

Icing:

200ml – Whipping cream

20g – Equal Sugar Blend

Green food coloring

Chocolate cupcake:

65g – Dark Chocolate

50g – Butter

65ml – Whipping cream

40g – Cocoa powder

20g – Low-gluten flour

Three egg yolks

Two egg whites

10g + 30g Equal Sugar Blend

Additional Ingredients

Strawberries

INSTRUCTIONS

  • PART 1: CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES 
  • Pre-heat the oven to 170 °C.
  • Line a muffin tin with paper cases.
  • On low heat, combine the whipping cream and butter in a small saucepan and whisk constantly until the mixture comes to a low boil. Reduce the heat and continue whisking until the mixture starts to thicken. Remove saucepan from the heat.
  • Chop the dark chocolate into small pieces and place in a heat proof bowl. Pour in the boiled whipping cream and butter. Stir the mixture until combined. Sift the cocoa powder into the bowl.
  • Add 10g of Equal Sugar Blend to the egg yolks and whip until pale.
  • Sift the flour into the cupcake batter and add the egg yolks.
  • Whip the egg whites until they are light and fluffy whilst slowly adding 30g of Equal Sugar Blend.
  • Slowly add the egg whites to the cupcake batter, mixing the batter gently.
  • Divide the batter into the paper cases.
  • Bake in oven for about 20 minutes until risen and firm to the touch.
  • Place the tin aside to cool.
  • PART 2: ICING
  • Add 20g of Equal Sugar Blend to whipping cream. Beat until the mixture is creamy and fluffy.
  • Add green food coloring.
  • Put in to decorating bag.
  • PART 3: GET DECORATING
  • Place one strawberry on top of each cupcake.
  • Using the decorating bag, gently squeeze out the frosting to decorate the cupcake.

equal sugar blend

Equal Sugar Blend is currently available in major supermarket retailers – Cold Storage, Giant, NTUC FairPrice and Sheng Siong – priced at $2.90 per 400g

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