Monday, May 31, 2010

Mimosa Cupcakes


These are, quite literally, the most delicious cupcakes in the world. Try them!

Mimosa Cupcakes

Cake Ingredients:

3 cups cake flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp frozen orange concentrate
3 eggs
3/4 cup plain yogurt

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix together the flour, salt, baking soda and powder and set aside.

In a medium sized bowl, cream the butter until smooth then add the sugar and cream together. Once the butter and sugar are creamed add in the orange juice concentrate.

Mix in one egg at a time.

Add in flour mixture 1/3 at a time. When flour is thoroughly mixed, mix in the yogurt. Batter will be slightly lumpy, but should be smooth kind of like pancake batter.

Divide the batter evenly into lined cupcake tins and bake for about 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool.

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Champagne Syrup

Ingredients:

2 cups champagne (Asti works the best!)
1 cup powdered sugar

Bring the champagne and powdered sugar to a boil and let them reduce about half way. Don't expect it to get thick. It will still be very liquidy when you are done.

Poke holes in the cupcakes and drizzle in the syrup. Let it absorb into the cupcake and add more. Keep adding to taste.
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Champagne Frosting

Ingredients:

3/4 cup Shortening
3/4 cup Butter or margarine
2 tbsp Champagne
4 1/2 cups Powdered sugar

In a bowl beat shortening and butter or margarine until combined. Beat in champagne. Beat in sifted powdered sugar.

If necessary, beat in additional champagne to make frosting spreading consistency, but don't add too much as it will make the frosting runny.

3 comments:

ElegantSnobbery said...

OH YUM!!!

Chana said...

YES! YES! YESSSSS!!!!
I can't WAIT to make these! Perfect for summer! Thanks so much for the adorable snail mail too girlie!! Be on the lookout for yours now;)

April said...

Yum! looks delicious ♥