Monday, February 20, 2012

Sweet Treats


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Take Six Cupcakes


This is the most delicious scratch white cake recipe.  


3/4 C Crisco ( I use unsalted butter)
1 3/4 C sugar
3 eggs, 1 at a time
3C flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/4 C milk
1 tsp vanilla


Mix Crisco and sugar, add eggs, one at a time.  Add dry ingredients alternately with milk.  Add vanilla.


Bake @ 325 for 45-60 minutes


You can make a 9x13, or 2- 8" rounds, or 24 cupcakes.  





Butter Frosting


1 C unsalted butter
1/2 tsp salt
8-10 C icing sugar (depending on how stiff you want it)
3/4 C milk (add a little at a time)
2 tsp vanilla


Cream butter and salt.  Add sugar gradually alternating with milk.  Beat until smooth.  Add more milk or icing sugar if necessary.  Add vanilla.  


I had a little left over after frosting 24 of these cupcakes. 


Diane at 'Created by Diane' has a super tutorial video that shows you how easy it is to decorate cupcakes like this.  


Make these with caution.   Because I bet you can't eat just one! ;0) 




Photo courtesy of Nicole Payzant Photography.


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34 comments:

  1. Lovely photo of a lovely display of YUMMIES ! I usually just make my cup cakes out of cake mix and the container icing I use food colouring for choice of icing colour then I use either my pipe bag or the old plastic icing tool with all the different shape fitings , ie, rose buds, tulip etc ! Thanks for sharing these recipes I must give them a try ! Have a sweet day !

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  2. Soooo purty!!!! and girlie!!!

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  3. Tanya, these look delicious and I love the presentation too. I tried to comment on your blog several times but I couldn't even scroll it down as it just froze. I found it on fb so am commenting from here, no problem. Hugs, Pamela

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  4. I ♥ your cupcakes ! So beautiful :) Roses - amazing.
    Pati

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  5. Ooo... this sounds so yummy, and not too difficult!

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  6. That looks like a great recipe....….I'd like to invite you to share this @CountryMommaCooks Saturday Link and Greet Party starts(Fri.6pm.ct-Sun.)…..have a wonderful day:)

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  7. Oh,no! I just promised myself no cake for awhile.
    These look too good to resist- I adore homemade vanilla cake.

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  8. Following you now and hope you will stop and see me also. Best wishes, Linda

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  9. Oh these are so cute and Yummy looking! It is a good thing that I am feeling too lazy to cook today :) haha. Thanks for the recipe. I am always on the lookout for a good cake, and I make that frosting for everything- there's just nothing better!

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  10. My mouth is watering!! These are absolutely beautiful. I will be watching that video to see how these scrumptious cupcakes can be "easily" made so beautiful. Thanks

    Melissa
    redflycreations.blogspot.com

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  11. Oh, also a new follower via linky.

    Melissa
    redflycreations.blogspot.com

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  12. Very pretty cupcakes. Sounds good. Thank you for sharing. Pat

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  13. Oh yes, I'll take six of those! Lovely pics. I am copying your recipe, too. THANKS!

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  14. Sounds good and looks very tasty. I do not cook much anymore, but enjoy eating what others prepare.

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  15. Your cupcakes are so beautiful and I've been looking for a great white cake recipe! Thanks! Happy Pink Saturday. ~Marti

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  16. Your cupcakes are pieces of art! I want to try this recipe. I enjoy making cupcakes too. Beauty must follow taste! :)) Have a great day! Sunny

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  17. Copying this one! Always looking for a good cake recipe, although I don't think I could ever make up cupcakes so cute as the ones you did here!

    -- jeanie from Marmelade Gypsy

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  18. Thanks for linking up@CountryMommaCooks have a wonderful weekend:)

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  19. Happy Pink Saturday Tonya Sweetie...
    What a gorgeous pink share today. I love your display of your cupcakes. They look so delish.

    I have copied this recipe down along with the frosting. Going to give it a try this weekend.

    I will pop over and see the tutorial you mentioned of Dianes.

    Have a glorious weekend. Many country hugs and much love, Sherry

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  20. These look delicious! Happy Pink Saturday! ~Diane (I am #21)

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  21. YUUUUUMMMM Thx for sharing and so far I have enjoyed them calorie free!

    HPS

    LL

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  22. Your cupcakes look delicious!! I am definitely trying your recipe tomorrow. I have been wanting to try my hand at "scratch" cupcakes for some time. Thank you so much for sharing!
    Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Pink Saturday!
    -april

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  23. Your PINK is very pretty!
    thanks for sharing...and HAppy PINk SatURday!

    ciao bella.
    Creative Carmelina
    xo

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  24. How beautiful! The way you frosted the cupcakes is just lovely!

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  25. Love your Pretty pink cupcakes...they look delicious. I'm your newest follower. Hope you will visit Magnolia Cottage. Happy Pink Saturday!

    Lisa

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  26. Sending a sweet hello from Frog Hollow Farm! I am a first time visitor from Seasonal Sundays and your cupcakes caught my eye immediately! When I first saw them they reminded me of a delicious strawberry cupcake I had from a little restaurant/bakery called Babycakes in Abingdon, Virginia. Do you have any posts about baking strawberry cupcakes? I would love to find a great strawberry cupcake recipe. Ciao, bella! xxoo

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  27. OH MY SWEETNESS! They look so good and I am gonna have to try that recipe too :)

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  28. I'll bet they taste just as yummy as they look! Cute cupcake stand, too.

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  29. I think you're right, it would be hard to eat just one.

    - The Tablescaper

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