Recipe by Hanatarou
"A tasty little cupcake, which is easy to make."
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1 1/2 cups
This is just some advice for everyone regarding baked goods in general (this recipe included). If you are making a cake, muffins, bread, etc. don't over mix it. Over mixing it causes the gluten to "tense up" thus creating a very tough and foam-like product. So if you are having this issue, ease up on your mixing, and let your batter be.
Let's begin by stating I followed the instructions for this recipe exactly, making one minor modification in regards to baking a cake instead of cupcakes.
There was no sweetness to the cake. The consistency of the cake was very... pasty? Smooth and pasty.
This recipe was great. It also was very quick and easy. To add fluffiness like a cupcake I added a tsp. of baking powder and a little milk to loosen the batter. I also tried them with whole wheat flour and they were a tasty treat.
This was a pretty good recipe. I didn't have any self-rising flour, so I used regular flour and for every cup I put in
1 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt. I also put in another 1/2 tsp baking powder and some milk as suggested by another reviewer. Besides being a little eggy it was very good and cupcake-like.
I made these for my son's first birthday party and they were VERY dry. When I was mixing them it did not seem that the batter moist enough, that should have been my first clue. I will not make these again.
This recipe was very easy to make but the 'cupcakes' tasted much more like muffins. They didn't have the fluffiness or sweetness I expect in a cupcake.
I have to agree with the other reviewer, this recipe was more of a muffin rather than a cupcake.. but it was really really really good!! and just too easy. It baked perfectly and tasted really good.. I'm not fond of extra sweet things and the sugar in this recipe was just right.
I added some crushed walnuts and cashews and substituted two tablespoons of butter with two tablespoons of peanut butter.. The result was a nutty vanilla-ey delight!
luv this recipe. it works perfectly 4 cupcakes and i tried to make cake with the same recipe and it worked out amazing for new years eve.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 105
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