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Need ideas for a kids' party? The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen invites you to try Birthday cup cakes with cream cheese frosting Recipe. Enjoy a stunning collection of kids party food any kid would be impressed by.
Watch the kids faces light up when you unveil these cute birthday cupcakes.
Cooking Time 20 minutes
250g unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups (330g) caster sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups (450g) self-raising flour, sifted
1 cup milk
Assorted sweets, to decorate
125g unsalted butter, softened
250g cream cheese, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
4 cups (640g) icing sugar, sifted
Preheat oven to 180°C. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar, 1/4 tsp salt and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add 1/2 the sifted flour and 1/2 milk and stir until combined, then add remaining flour and milk and stir until combined.
Line two 12-hole (1/3-cup capacity) muffin tins with paper cake cases. Spoon 2 tbs mixture into each paper case, then bake for 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre of a cake comes out clean. Cool cakes in tin.
For frosting, using an electric mixer, beat butter, cream cheese and vanilla for 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Gradually add icing sugar, beating until incorporated. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
With a spoon or palette knife, spread frosting over tops of cooled cakes, then decorate as desired with assorted sweets. Un-iced cakes can be made a day ahead and stored in an airtight container.
Notebook: - November 2005, Page 140
Recipe by Sophia Young
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