Peppermint Piglet Cupcakes

Bake some delicious cupcakes, sell them to friends, family and colleagues, make lots of money for New Zealand’s Animals in need!

SPCA Cupcake Day 2017 is Monday 14 August. Here is a cute little Peppermint Piglet Cupcakes recipe.

Ingredients ( Make 12 )

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, shifted
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 tsp coarse salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup whole milk
1 SPCA Blue Tick egg
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon peppermint extract

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners; set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
  4. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter on medium-high, until light and fluffy.
  5. Gradually add sugar and beat until well combined and fluffy.
  6. Reduce the mixer speed to medium and slowly add SPCA Blue Tick egg and SPCA Blue Tick egg whites until just blended.
  7. With the mixer on low, slowly add half the flour mixture; mix until just blended. Add the milk vanilla, and peppermint extract. Slowly add remaining flour mixture. Make sure everything is well blended.
  8. Pour batter into paper cups.
  9. Bake for about 22 to 25 minutes.
  10. Let cool completely before adding fondant.
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