July 30, 2017

Summer raspberry cupcakes

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It's been ages since last time I baked something sweet! Truth be told, the heat has not been very friendly and I wasn't really up to start on the oven to create even more heat inside the house, but I thought of all these wonderful seasonal fruits I love and that really got me into baking again!

 I thought of something simple that I really enjoy doing, raspberry cupcakes! I've never tried this recipe before, hence I was a little disappointed by the way the frosting came out, which, as you can see, it actually turned into a glaze. Not that it is not delicious, it looks really glossy and pink, but it was not exactly what I wanted to achieve.
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I also put some raspberries inside the though, to add more savor and sweetness to it, and let's admit, we all love a surprise in the middle right?

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This is how they are supposed to look after 20 minutes in the oven. The inside is so soft, just a typical sponge cake, perfectly made I must say!

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Now, here's the recipe, if you are interested in trying it.

 For the dough: 2 eggs, 175 grams of flour, 150 grams of caster sugar, 100 grams of softened butter, 1 tbs of baking powder, some almond or vanilla extract, a few fresh raspberries, and 100 ml of yogurt. 

 For the glaze: 150 grams of powder sugar, 100 grams of softened butter, and raspberry syrup made from 200 grams of raspberries. 

 About the raspberry syrup, I really wanted to add the raspberry flavor to the frosting, so I mixed the fresh raspberries with 3 table spoons of water and half a cup of sugar, I let them stir for a few minutes at low heat and then I filtered the seeds, leaving only the heavy syrup. 
I added this to the butter and sugar, mixed them all at high speed and the result was this glossy pink glaze that is so delicious! 
I bet that if I added some whipped cream, the result would've been a rich, foamy frosting instead, but there is always a next time!

Let me know if you are curious to try this recipe!
Happy Sunday guys!

11 comments:

  1. Omg these look absolutely delicious! And decorated oh so perfectly!

    Enclothed Cognition

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  2. These are so pretty and look delicious!
    ~Samantha
    http://goldcoastgirlblog.com

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  3. These are the most adorable cupcakes I have ever seen. I will save this to do them some day!

    Camila,
    My Vogue Style | www.myvoguestyle.com

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  4. That looks so good and delicious !
    You made them in a so adorable way with the little butterflies on it.
    xx,
    Margot
    https://troughthepasturesofthesky.com/

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  5. Len Dela Peña ParentJuly 31, 2017 at 9:48 PM

    OMG that looks scrumptious,Lola! Thanks for sharing the recipes!
    Have a wonderful week!
    much love, Len
    www.lenparent.com
    XO

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  6. wow, these look INSANE! I have to make them!
    Have an awesome day,
    xx Kris

    https://dreamingofpink.wordpress.com

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  7. OMG that looks scrumptious,Lola! I am tempted to whip up a batch right now. Thank you for sharing the recipe. Have a Super day!

    Xx
    Nikki
    www.nikkilivinglife.com

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  8. OH my gosh these look delicious! The glaze is picture perfect, and I love how you've given the cupcakes a tasty centre as well - yum!

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice | Estella Bartlett Jewellery Giveaway (Open Worldwide!) x

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  9. Those look so yummy!

    Adaora | www.adaorasoludo.com

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