Thursday, September 30, 2010

Apple Week #4 Cashel's Carmeled Apple Cupcakes

Cash's choice today, he really wanted to make apple sugar cookies but we couldn't find a recipe so we decided on Apple Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting (I added the frosting part, I've always wanted to make that kind).
Finding 1/3 cup of butter on the stick

Cracking the eggs. Viv is the master egg cracker so she had to help her brother (mostly I think he doesn't like to get egg goo on his fingers).

We have gone through the cinnamon this week. Can't have apples without cinnamon I guess.

MMMMM Brown Sugar, butter and cream(we actually used evaporated milk)...its got to be good!

WOOOOWWWW! Best recipe we have done so far. We are renaming them Cashel's Carmel Apple Cupcakes!

Once again Cash made an excellent recipe choice!

Apple Cupcakes
Source: Cupcake Fun

•2 eggs
•3/4 cup milk
•1/3 cup butter melted
•1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
•2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
•1/2 cup granulated sugar
•1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
•1 tablespoon baking powder
•2 cups Granny Smith apples peeled and chopped
Makes: About 18-24 standard cupcakes. Each cupcake serves 1.

Preheat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat eggs with milk, butter and vanilla. In separate bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon. Add to egg mixture; stir just until moistened. (Do not overmix.) Stir in apples. Pour into prepared pan 1/2 - 2/3 full. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling grid 5 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely.

Printed from COOKS.COM

1 1/2 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4 c. milk (or half & half -liquid non dairy creamer is good too)
3 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Place first 3 ingredients in heavy saucepan. Mix until sugar is moistened. Bring to full boil, stirring occasionally. Boil exactly 3 minutes (soft ball stage). Remove from heat and add vanilla. Place pan in cool water in sink and beat contents until cool. This frosting thickens quickly once cool. If it gets too thick, add a small amount of milk and beat until spreadable. Frosts 9 inch cake.

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