Glee Cupcakes

Glee Cupcakes

glee party cup cakes

glee party cup cakes

Glee Cupcakes

Recipe Type: Cakes & Baking

Cuisine: American

Author: Caroline Artiss

Prep time: 45 mins

Cook time: 18 mins

Total time: 1 hour 3 mins

Serves: 12

What could be more Gleeful than a cupcake?! Try this delicious and easy recipe if your having a Glee inspired party for your mates. Make sure you sing along whilst making them!

Ingredients

  • Cupcakes
  • 150 ml natural yoghurt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 175g / 6 oz / caster sugar
  • 140g / 1 cup / 5oz self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 100g / 1 cup / 4 oz ground almonds
  • 175g / 6oz / melted butter unsalted

 

  • Icing / Frosting
  • 100g white chocolate melted
  • 140g / 1 cup icing sugar
  • 140g / unsalted butter, room temp / soft

 

  • You will also need:
  • 12 muffin cases
  • a muffin tin
  • mixing bowls

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven Gas 5 / 190c / 380F
  2. Start by mixing the eggs, yoghurt and vanilla in a bowl
  3. In a separate and larger bowl mix the flour, almonds, baking powder, and sugar
  4. Make a well in the middle and pour in the egg mixture and melted butter
  5. Fold together gently until all the mixture is combined
  6. You don’t have to go crazy beating it
  7. Once it is mixed in you can fill up you muffin cases in the tin
  8. Fill each case until about ¾ way full
  9. Pop tray into a pre heated oven for 18 – 20 minutes or until light golden on top
  10. You can test if they are cooked by pressing them lightly and they should spring back
  11. Also another technique is to poke a thin skewer into the cake and it should come out clean without any gooey mixture sticking to it!
  12. Once they are cooked leave on a wire rack to cool down
  13. Now you can make your frosting
  14. To melt your white chocolate, break pieces into a heat proof bowl and place bowl over a pan of hot simmering water
  15. Make sure the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl
  16. Give a little stir every now and then until it’s all melted
  17. Beat the butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy
  18. Add your melted white chocolate and beat well
  19. If you want to make different color cup cakes just add a drop of food coloring in
  20. Spoon icing over the cooled cupcakes
  21. Decorate as you wish in a GLEEFUL manner
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