Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Spring Pastel Butterfly Cupcakes - Easter Video Recipe

These are cheese cupcakes ;)
I used cream cheese for both cupcakes and frosting.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMCCaU2fj3o

A slight sour taste of the cream cheese is delicious!!!



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Spring Pastel Butterfly Cupcakes

Difficulty: Medium
Time: 1hr (15min preparation, 25min cooking, 20min decoration)
Number of servings: 8 small (1.7inches/4.3cm) muffin cups

Ingredients:
((Cheese Cupcakes))
60g (2.1oz.) butter *softened to room temperature
50g (1.8oz.) cream cheese *softened to room temperature
50g (1.8oz.) sugar
2 eggs
1 tbsp. lemon juice
90g (3.2oz.) cake flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
((Cheese Ganache))
70g (2.5oz.) white chocolate
20g (0.7oz.) cream cheese *softened to room temperature
1 tbsp. fresh cream
1 tsp. white curacao *if preferred
green powder color
((Butterfly Decoration))
chocolate pen (purple) *you can use chocolate-filled piping bag
sprinkles of your choice

Directions:
((Cheese Cupcakes))
1. Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
2. Cream the butter and cream cheese in a large bowl with a wire whisk. Add sugar, beaten eggs (little by little), and lemon juice, and mix well.
3. Sift in flour and baking powder and fold in with a spatula.
4. Spoon the mixture into muffin cups up to 80% full. Bake at 180C (350F) for 20 minutes.
5. Place the cakes on the wire rack to cool.
((Cheese Ganache))
1. Put the chopped white chocolate, cream cheese and fresh cream in a metal bowl. Place it over a pan of hot water and melt them until smooth.
2. Remove from the hot water and mix white curacao if preferred. Then add green powder color (little at a time) and mix until you reach the green color you want.
3. Spread the green ganache over cupcakes. Refrigerate to set the ganache.
((Butterfly Decoration))
1. Print out the butterfly image.
2. Put the image under parchment paper and trace it with a chocolate pen (or chocolate-filled piping bag). Then attach sprinkles and put in a fridge to set.
3. When the ganache is set, attach the butterflies.

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4 comments:

  1. Omg These look so pretty Ochi! Is Easter popular in tokyo? Over here in Vancouver we get a long weekend but I don't know if people celebrate it for the actual event or just happy about having extra days off haha

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  2. Ochi,

    I think this recipes is my favorite!! You're creative and I really love the butterflies so much!!Pretty amazing!!

    Happy Good Friday and Easter Day!

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  3. Ochikeron, you just inspired me :)

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