Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Little Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Toppings....

Happy Birthday ......Son...............!

Little cuties.....................

Recently cupcakes seems to be in trend for birthdays and weddings...and since it was son R's birthday yesterday.....i try my hands on this little cutie which take some time and effort to make.....i will like to share it with my readers.....

Ingredients for cake:

250 gm castor sugar
2 large eggs
125 ml corn oil
1/2 tsp vanilla
60 ml milk
200 gm all purpose flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup grated carrots
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

little cup cakes left to cool in rack before toppings.........

Cream Cheese Toppings:

125 gm cream cheese - room temperature
65 gm unsalted butter
1/2 tbsp honey
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
125 gm icing sugar

Method for cake:

1. Cream butter and sugar til light and fluffy.
2. Add in eggs one at a time.
3. Then add in corn oil,vanilla esence and mix til well combine.
4. Sieve flour together with salt, baking powder and ground cinnamon
5. Fold 3/4 of the flour mixture into the egg mixture and mix well combine.
6. Tossed the remaining flour with the carrots and walnuts.
7. Add this to the cake mixture and blend together well.
8. Put mixture into paper cups ...2/3 full.
9. Bake in preheated oven at 180 degree C for 15 minute or til golden brown.
10. Leave on rack to cool completely before putting on the toppings.

Method for Cream Cheese toppings:

Beat cream cheese and butter til smooth ...add in the rest of the ingredients and continue beating til well combined and smooth. Use a butter knife to spread evenly on a cooled cupcake and decorated with coloured sugar toppings.
i was crazy enough to make another chocolate cupcake with chocolate butter cream toppings at the same time which i will share in my later post.....


Little Corner of Mine said...

Happy Belated Birthday to your son R! Guess what, I just made some for my hubby's birthday too, now in my draft, will post next week. What you wrote turned out almost similar to what I write in my draft....hahaha...what a coincident! :)

Sweet Jasmine said...

little corner of mine - thanks..we seems to have similarity in our cooking...thoughts..and opinions...lately...eventhough we r so far apart.!!! wonderful..couldn't wait to see yr cakes...i've another one coming up..!

ris said...

Yummy cupcakes !!!!!.. hehe..