Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Apple Butter Cupcakes.

  • 1-3/4  cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2  teaspoons
    baking powder
  • 1  teaspoon
    baking soda
    • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
    1/4  teaspoon
  • 1/2  cup
    margarine or butter
  • 1  cup
  • egg
  • 1  cup
    apple butter
  • 1  teaspoon
  • 2  tablespoons
    lemon juice
  • 1  5-ounce
    can (2/3 cup) evaporated milk

    In a small mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder, soda, and spices set aside. In a medium mixing bowl beat margarine or butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar; beat until fluffy. Add egg; beat well. Beat in apple butter and vanilla. Stir lemon juice into milk (mixture willcurdle). Add flour mixture and milk mixture alternately to apple butter mixture, beating on low to medium speed after each addition just until combined. 
    Grease muffin cups or line with paper bake cups; fill two-thirds full. Bake in a 350 degrees F. oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centers comes out clean. 

    Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting 
    8 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
    1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
    2-3 cups powdered sugar
    1. Mix cream cheese and butter until smooth and uniform.
    2. Add cinnamon and vanilla.
    3. Add powdered sugar until desired consistency is reached.

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