Pink tea cupcakes



Pink tea cupcakes are soft and yummy. they make fantastic tea time snacks.


Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour (1 cup)
  • Cornflour (1/2 cup)
  • Baking powder(1/2 cup)
  • Baking soda(a pinch)
  • Eggs(4)
  • Powdered sugar(1 & 1/4 cup)
  • Vanilla essence (1 tsp)
  • Oil (3/4 cup)
  • Icing sugar(1 & 1/4 cup)
  • Food coloring (rose or pink color, 2 drops)
  • Hot water (2 tbsp)

Method:

  • Pre-heat the oven at 180 degree Celsius for 10 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, sift all purpose flour, cornflour, baking powder and baking soda.
  • Sift well and throw away the residue.
  • In another mixing bowl, add eggs, and beat well.
  • Add powdered sugar into it and beat well vigorously for 15 minutes. You can also use an electric beater.
  • Add vanilla essence, oil and mix it gradually
  • Add the sift flour into the mixture and fold in gently so that the air do not escape from the egg and sugar mixture.
  • Line the muffin cups on the muffin tray and pour the batter into it.
  • Fill in 3/4 cup with batter since the batter will rise while baking and will fill the cup.
  • Bake it in a pre-heated over at 180 degree Celsius for 17 minutes or till they are cooked.
  • Once done, check the cup cakes if they are cooked from the inside by inserting a fork or a toothpick. If the toothpick or fork comes out clean, the cup cakes are cooked. Keep the cupcakes aside and will make the icing for the cupcakes.
  • In another bowl, sift the icing sugar, rose color and hot water.
  • Mix well till the mixture becomes smooth. The icing is now ready.
  • With the help of a spread knife, apply and spread the icing on the cupcake.

Delicious yummy pink tea cupcakes are ready to be served for tea time. Enjoy!

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