The word cupcakes is a delight to children’s
ears mostly .
Today’s recipe will be a vanilla sponge which
could be made into many flavours with the
change of the essence.
To list a few, chocolate sponge ,coffee
sponge,pista sponge,mint sponge, caramel,
*The only changes will be the essence if your
using only essence for the change of flavours.
*Part of the flour has to be substituted when
using nutty flours like almond and pista.
*When adding chocolate reduce the amount of
flour to the cocoa your recipe calls for.
*Coffee and caramel can be added in liquid
form mixed in warm milk.
*Curd or vinegar can be added to enhance the
So,for now I have given points which popped in
my mind . Moving to the recipe now…
1/2 tsp vinegar
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup cornflour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
3/4 cup sugar
A pinch of salt
1/4 cup olive oil/ melted butter
3 tblsp milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
Mix the dry ingredients together in a separate
Separate yolks from whites of eggs.Beat egg
whites with vinegar till stiff and add sugar and
Fold in the flours,oil,milk using a spatula.
Scoop into cup cake liners, and bake in a
moderate oven (180C) for 25-30 minutes.
Allow to cool and pipe your favourite butter
For the vanilla butter icing: 1 part unsalted
butter : 2 parts icing sugar.
Milk mixed to get desired consistency
Method: Beat all together till creamy and pipe