Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Starbucks Holiday Inspired Cupcake Recipe


Hi kittens i just realized that i never have shared any recipes with you guys and since the holiday are coming up i thought this would be the perfect one to share.
I created this recipe myself a few weeks ago and its inspired by the white chocolate peppermint mocha found at Starbucks.

For the cake batter:
1 stick of butter (unsalted) chopped
5 oz of a good quality white chocolate chopped
1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of whole milk
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup self rising flour
1/2 tsp peppermint extract( you can add more if you like it minty)
1 egg

Preheat oven to 325F
Line your cupcake pan recipe makes 12-14
Combine butter sugar milk and chocolate in a small pot stir over low heat till melts.
Take off the stove and pour into a bowl let cool 15-20 min
Stir together the flours and stir in after cooled then whisk in egg and peppermint .
Bake 25-30 min (keep an eye on it )
While cooling you can start the frosting

Frosting Recipe
4 cups confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
6 tablespoons white chocolate coffee i used ghirardelli white chocolate almond you cant really taste the almond flavor. If you can't find white chocolate coffee use your starbucks drink lol
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or i prefer vanilla bean paste
After the cupcakes cool frost and enjoy!!

Sadly i didn't get any pics of them but I'm making them for a Christmas party Friday so ill share pics!
If you make these let me know how it went or link me to pics id love to see the results!

5 comments:

  1. Great recipe! I can't wait to try it...Kori xoxo

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  2. YUM! sounds great! Thanks for sharing xx

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  3. I love cupcakes and am so impressed that you made this recipe. You will be my new favorite cupcake guru!

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  4. Sounds yummy...you make your own recipes? wow!

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  5. thanks ladies and yes not all my recipes but a few that i made up i made my own recipes for

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