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Almond Cupcake

 Hi all, I made this cupcake recipe for breakfast. I made it at night, and serve it in the morning.
The recipe if from one of the baking class that I attended.These cakes are so soft which are my favourites, but not the buttercream, I found it oily, but anyway, I write down the recipe, maybe you want to try.(different people different taste bud )
I sprinkle some coloured sugar which I bought earlier (store in my pantry for quite long).If you want to make the colour sugar can get the recipe from Anncoo Journal .


160 gm butter
160 gm caster sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
190 gm cakeflour
50 gm ground almond
1/4 salt
2 tsp baking powder
60 ml fresh milk

Sift cake flour,baking powder, stir in salt and ground almond, set aside for later use.
Beat butter and sugar until fluffy.
Add in vanilla and eggs one at a time,mix well.
Mix in the sifted flour and milk alternately, beat till just combined.
Scoop the mixture into a paper cup, about 3/4 full.
Bake 180 C for 20 minutes.
Frost the cupcake with butter cream.Sprinkle some coloured sugar.Serve.

Butter Cream:
150 gm butter
150 gm icing sugar
150 gm cream well
1/2 tsp vanilla essence

Whip butter and icing sugar until soft and light.
Add in cream well and vanilla essence, whip until fluffy.
Ready to use.

Apam Dot Dot / Steam Cupcake

 We really enjoy this apam/steam cupcake, that I made this apam  3 times in 1 week….hahaha
It is so easy to make. I made this for my girls breakfast and of course, I didn’t wake up early in the morning ;), but I made it earlier, the night before and ,it’s still remain soft the next morning.

I got the recipe from here , I adjust a bit the ingredients and the method.

Remember to use medium to low fire to steam this cake,so you won’t have a smiling cake…hahahha, it won’t crack 😛

3 cold eggs–from fridge
275 gm flour( I used superfine flour)
220 gm caster sugar ( I used 170 gm)
150gm fresh milk
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ovalete
11/2 tsp vanilla extract
Some blueberry filling
Some coloring
Method:( I didn’t follow the owner’s method
Heat up steamer.
Sieve flour and baking powder, set aside.
Beat eggs and sugar until fluffy and pale.
Add in vanilla and ovalete, baet till well mix.
Beat in milk, follow by sieved flour. Mix well.
Mix all the ingredients in a mixer bowl and whip with high speed for about 6-8 minutes.
Divide the batter into and drop some coloring of your choice.
Filled all the batter in piping bag. Different colors use different piping bags.
Press some batter onto the cupcakes liner.
Put some blueberry filling, and cover with some batter.
Lastly dot dot with colors batter.
Steam over MEDIUM LOW heat for about 10 minutes.