Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

Chocolate frosting

Brava

Serves 12

Active Time:

~20 min

Total Time:

~50 min


Ingredients

  • Cupcakes:
  • 1½ cups cake flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • Chocolate Frosting:
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 5 oz dark chocolate, chopped
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

From Your Pantry

None

Equipment

stand mixer (optional)

mixing bowls

sifter

Brava muffin tin

paper muffin cups

rubber spatula

whisk

saucepan

wire cooling rack

Nutrition Information

Allergens: Eggs, Wheat (Gluten), Milk

Tags

  • Sweets
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid Friendly
  • Brava Accessory
  • Bread
  • Desserts
  • Eggs
  • Muffin Tin
  • Recipes

  1. 1

    Prep cupcake batter

    • In medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
    • In bowl of stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, or in large bowl with wooden spoon, beat together butter and sugar until fluffy and well incorporated.
    • Add eggs one at a time and beat or stir until combined, then beat in vanilla extract.
    • Add flour mixture and buttermilk, alternating between flour and buttermilk; mix well.
    • Line Brava muffin tin with paper muffin cups. Using rubber spatula, divide batter among cups, filling each three-fourths full.

  2. 2

    Bake cupcakes

    • Press green button to begin preheating.
    • When Brava is preheated, slide muffin tin into top shelf. Press green button again to begin baking.
    • When your food is done, transfer muffin tin to wire rack and let cool completely.
    • While cupcakes cool, prepare frosting.

  3. 3

    Make chocolate frosting & frost cupcakes

    • In small saucepan over medium heat, combine cream and sugar and heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved.
    • In medium bowl, combine chocolate and warm cream; allow chocolate to melt. Mix until smooth.
    • Whisk butter, 1 or 2 tablespoons at a time, into chocolate mixture, whisking until incorporated before adding more. Let frosting cool until spreadable.
    • Spread frosting on cooled cupcakes.