Monday, December 26, 2011

Cupcakes with Orange n Cheese Frosting

Recipe:  (adapted from 美味糕点新主张)

120g unsalted butter (at room temperature)
65g icing sugar
120g egg yolk

120g egg whites
65g fine sugar
120g low protein flour

30g cream cheese (at room temperature)
50g u unsalted butter (at room temperature)
15g icing sugar
1tsp orange juice
1/2 orange rind

Methods:  Preheat oven to 170 degree C.
1)  Beat butter and sugar till fluffy and its colour turns white.. Add in yolks and beat until all well mixed.
2)  In a clean bowl, beat egg whites with sugar till thick but not hard.
3)  Take 1/3 of egg white mixture (meringue) mix to the mixture 2, use a rubber spatula to stir well,  then fold in 1/3 of the flour, scrap gently  from bottom and mix evenly.
4)  Lastly, add in the remaining meringue and flour, mix until mixture is all well blended.
5)  Deposit mixture into paper cupcakes or baking moulds till 3/4 full.
6)  Bake for 20 minutes or till cooked. Leave to cool.
7)  Decorate cake with cheese frosting to your liking.

Making Frosting:
Beat cream cheese, butter and sugar till smooth and its colour turns white.  Add in orange juice and zest.
Ready to use.

No comments:

Post a Comment