Monday, May 13, 2013
We were watching an episode of some cooking show the other night and they were making something yummy. So, of course, I had to go forth and make something yummy to satisfy my sweet tooth :)
I bet you can probably make these "cup cakes" with any ol' cake mix, but I decided to try a chiffon recipe that I grabbed from my America's Test Kitchen cookbook and tweaked just a bit.
Here's the ingredient list:
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1 1/3 cups of flour (I used cake flour)
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
5 eggs (separate yolks from whites)
3/4 cups of water
1/2 cup of veggie oil
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
Combine sugar, flour, baking powder and salt together in large bowl.
In separate bowl, combine 5 egg yolks, whole eggs, water, oil and extract.
Add wet mixture into dry mixture. Whisk/mix until well combined.
In another bowl combine egg whites and cream of tartar. Beat at medium speed until stiff peaks form. This was about 2-3 minutes for me.
Add egg whites into mixture, folding in.
Heat oven to 325 degrees. Get 12 coffee cups (oven safe) and pour mixture into each cup until about 3/4 full.
For the frosting, I just took some cream cheese frosting I bought from the store, heated it for about 10-15 seconds and drizzled it onto the cup cakes. Yummy :)