Thursday, November 24, 2011

Chocolate Almond Cupcake

Happy 10th Birthday to my dear son @ Christopher

Football players set are plastic decoration from bakery ingredients shop.




Chocolate Almond Cupcake
Ingredients

150gm butter
120gm castor sugar
2 eggs
125gm cake flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp cocoa powder
50mls hot milk
70gm ground almond

1. Pre heat oven to 180 deg c
2. Sift flour and baking powder, add ground almond and mix well.
3. Mix hot milk with cocoa powder and mix well.
4. Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
5. Add egg one at time and beat till well blended. DO NOT OVER BEAT.
6. Add cocoa mixture alternate with flour mixture.
7. Pour into cupcake liners and bake for 20 mins or until cook.
8. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
9. Spread cream cheese icing and decorate.


Cream Cheese Frosting

4 oz cream cheese
2oz butter
1 1/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1. Bring cheese and butter to room temperature by letting it sit out for 1 or 2 hours
2. Sift powdered sugar 3 times into a bowl or onto parchment
3. Beat butter and cheese at medium speed until creamy
4. Add powdered sugar and beat until combined
5. Add vanilla and beat until combined
6. Add more sugar until you get to the consistency and sweetness you like

34 comments:

  1. Greetings From Southern California

    Wow! It looks like they had a fun birthday party.

    Thanks for your recent visit to My Blog

    Take care and have a nice day :-)

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  2. Hi Ron, thanks for dropping by.
    That's my son's favorite football theme cupcake.

    Have a nice day.

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  3. Happy Birthday to your Son, Christopher! Looks like he had a great football time. I think even my niece would loves this cupcakes too..... She is quite boyish.

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  4. Hi Mel, thanks for your birthday wish. Have a nice day.

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  5. Hi Amelia, happy birthday to Christopher. All best wishes from Canada.
    Holy Smoke! You made those football cupcakes? Wow!
    You sure one talented lady......with very creative skills and hands. Outstanding.

    Love that chocolate almond cake. 4 pieces will do me fine. Got iced coffee? Ha ha.
    Hey, love your sakura header, and that squirrel is cute.
    Makes your blog look alive!
    You have a nice day, keep a song in your heart.
    Lee.

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  6. Hi Lee, thanks for your birthday wishes.
    Yes, the football decoration is his favorite, I woke up at 4am to baked and decorate the cake to give him a surprise.

    Ok, I make ice coffee for you to go with this chocolate almond cupcake. :)

    This is one of my favorite header, compliments from a friend.

    Have a lovely evening.

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  7. Your son must have thrilled having these cupcakes for his birthday celebration. He is a lucky boy!

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  8. Hi Zoe, thanks for dropping by. Yes, gave him surprise when he woke up this morning. Have a nice day.

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  9. Happy belated Birthday to Christopher! You're a great mum Amelia :) Those cupcakes are awesome.!

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  10. Stunning and beautiful looking cupcakes, prefectly baked, your son is definitely a lucky boy..

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  11. Eileen@Hundred Eighty DegreesNovember 24, 2011 at 6:04 PM

    Happy Birthday to your son, Christopher! So, he's the soccer fan.

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  12. Happy Birthday to your son, he is so lucky to have you, beautiful cupcakes.

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  13. Ann, thanks for your birthday wishes. Thanks for your compliments and kind words.Have a nice day.

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  14. Priya, thanks for your compliments and kind words. Have a nice day.

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  15. Eileen, thanks for your birthday wishes. Yes, he is a soccer fan like the father. He always complian my cake so girly, hahaha... Have a nice day.

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  16. Sonia, thanks for your birthday wishes.
    Thanks for your compliments and kind words.
    Have a nice day.

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  17. You made this lovely looking cake's recipe so simple and sure a try for me the next time I wanna bake.

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  18. wow, the whole football team!! that's pretty impressive to me.. and you made all those players?? amazing!!! @_@

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  19. Hi Nava, thanks for your compliments. Have a lovely evening.

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  20. Amelia-you are such a wonderful mom and so caring!
    What a thoughtful and ever so cute cupcakes you made with an entire soccer (football) field characters for your son's birthday!
    Happy Birthday, to Christopher!
    Hugs,

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  21. Hi Sk, thanks for your kind words. The football players are store brought plastic figure.
    Aiya, forgot to specified, amend now.

    Suppose to make the player using sugars paste but due to raining everyday so have to cancel the idea. Have a nice evening.

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  22. Hi Elisabeth, thanks for your birthday wishes.
    Thanks for your compliments and kind words.
    Have a nice day.

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  23. What a coincidence! I made bday cake for my hubby yesterday using the same topper as yours :P
    so your son shares the same interest as my hubby, and same bday too? haha...
    here it is:
    http://iloveicookibake.blogspot.com/2011/11/soccer-black-forest-cake-4-hubbys-bday.html

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  24. Hi Alice, thanks for dropping by. Yes, my son love football. Have a nice day.

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  25. Thats so adorable Alice! Your son must have had a blast with your choco almond cupcakes.

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  26. Happy Birthday to your son! Those cupcakes look wonderful.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  27. Hi Helene, thanks for your compliment. Have a nice day.

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  28. Hi Rosa, Thanks for your birthday wishes and compliment.
    Have a nice day.

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  29. your son must be so thrilled seeing these cupcakes! they are awesome and bet they are delicious too! Have a nice weekend, Amelia!

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  30. Hi Lena, Thanks for your compliments. Oh! yes, the cupcakes is very soft. My son very happy to see the cuppies when he woke up that morning. Bring him out for belated birthday dinner tonight cos waiting for my daughter to come back.
    Have a nice weekend.

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  31. Beautiful birthday cupcakes your son must have been very excited
    Happy birthday wishes from us :)
    Will email soon
    Regards Akheela

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  32. Hi Akheela, thank you for your birthday wishes and compliments. Have a nice weekend.

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  33. Your son is so blessed to have such beautiful Birthday cup cakes on his 10th Birthday.

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  34. Hi Sheoh, thanks for your compliments.

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