Green Velvet Cupcakes

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients:

320g cream flour
400g sugar
1 Tablespoon cocoa
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
360g Connacht Gold Creamery Butter
250ml  Connacht Gold Cultured Buttermilk
1 Tablespoon vinegar
1 teaspoon vanilla
green food colouring

 

Butter Icing:

140g Connacht Gold Softer Butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1-2 tablespoons Connacht Gold Fresh Milk

280g Icing Sugar

 

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and flour cupcake pans.
  • Lightly stir eggs in a medium bowl with a wire whisk. Add remaining liquid ingredients and stir together with whisk until blended. Set aside.
  • Place all the dry ingredients in your mixing bowl and stir together really good with another wire whisk.
  • Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix on medium-high for about a minute or until completely combined.
  • Pour into cupcake pans and then drop the pans on the counter a few times to release any air bubbles.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • After about ten minutes, remove from pans and cool completely on a wire rack.

 

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