Cup Cake Away...
What better way to say Happy Birthday than with birthday cupcakes. A personalised, unique treat that you can serve as a cake alternative, or alongside to compliment your traditional cake.
After the candles, a creative cupcake can be served out easily, and passes out quickly to waiting children. You can make a festive display on your table, or pack them in a box. Cupcakes are portable and travel nicely. They also make a great take home party favor.
Browse through these following ideas for decorating cupcakes. Cupcakes for birthdays provide an interesting twist that will create a memorable hit at your party. Your
The simplest cupcake can work. Or, you can get creative, and use your imagination. Think about personalizing your cupcake. You can use the birthday persons favorite flavors, favorite colours, or bring in their personality.
You can decorate your cupcake to compliment your birthday parties theme. To make your birthday party more fun and add to the festivities, have co-ordianting cupcakes with a Cupcake Cake as your centre piece.
A homemade original birthday cupcake is a thoughtful expression of love for your special someone’s special day.
Chocolate Cup Cake Recipe
2 cups all- purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup water
2 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 ounces melted unsweetened baking chocolate
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line cupcake pans with paper or foil liners.
Combine all ingredients into your mixing bowl.
Mix on high speed for approximately 3 minutes.
Fill cupcake liners 1/2 to 2/3 full.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Once cupcakes cool, they are ready to be frosted and decorated.
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 envelopes of pre-melted unsweetened baking chocolate
4 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Beat butter and chocolate in bowl on medium speed until blended and smooth. Gradually beat in remaining ingredients until smooth, and have a nice spreading consistency. Decorate as desired with sprinkles, sugar crystals, or your choice of Cupcake Topper.
Now enjoy! Yum Yum!