Wanna make cute mini panda cupcakes?
Check out this recipe:
You will need :
- 1/2 cups flour
- 2/3 cup cocoa
- 1/3 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2/3 cup milk
- 2/3 cup hot water
Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees
Fill the mini cupcake tray with cupcake liners. Then ,In a large bowl mix dry ingredients together with a wire whisk.
Add eggs, oil, vanilla and milk and mix until combined. Finally ,add hot water and mix.
Fill cupcake liners about 3/4 full.
Bake them for 15 minutes.
For the Decoration you will need first to do the frosting :
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter (room temperature)
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 1b. 10X powdered sugar
- 1-3 teaspoons milk, half and half or cream
Using a mixer, cream softened butter and vanilla until smooth. Add sugar gradually.
If you want your frosting a little creamier, add a teaspoon of milk at a time and beat on high until you get the right texture.
Then, just use the white icing color to tint the frosting.
Also to decorate you will need the following :
- Decorator bag and Ateco tip 807 (or just use a ziploc bac and cut an end off)
- White sanding sugar
- Chocolate Chips
- Pastel confetti sprinkles (just the white ones)
- Black edible ink pen
Insert a chocolate chip sideways and towards the bottom for a nose.
Then press two chips pointed side down into the frosting to start on the eyes and two more in position for the ears and cover them in sanding sugar
If you want to add mouths, try black or chocolate jimmies and press them into the frosting.
Use a black edible ink pen to draw on white confetti sprinkles for dotted eyes and then attach them to the chips with a tiny bit of frosting to hold them in place .
There you go!
Source : Bakerella