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blue corn cupcakes


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"blue corn cupcakes"

Serves 16 | Prep Time 40 | Cook Time 22

Why I Love This Recipe

using blue corn from https://www.heirloombluecorn.com


Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup roasted blue corn meal
1/4 cup white sugar
5 teaspoon baking powder
1 pinch of Salt
1/2 cup unsalted butter (softened at room temperature)
2 eggs beaten
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
1/2 cup of cold unsalted butter
3 cups powdered sugar
2 -4 tablespoons of heavy cream
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
pinch of salt


Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
Sift all dry ingredients (flour, blue corn meal, baking powder, salt) together in a large bowl
In a separate bowl, whip room temperature unsalted butter and sugar together until fluffy. Then add eggs, milk, and vanilla until combined.
Slowly stir in wet mixture into dry ingredients and mix until smooth
Scoop in batter into cupcake liners 3/4’s from the top using a spoon or ice cream scoop
Bake for 20-22 minutes or until tops are a light golden brown and a tooth pick can be inserted in the center and be removed clean. Let cool for 10 minutes.
Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Whip butter and salt together on medium high until light and fluffy
Slowly add in powdered sugar until the mixture starts to clump up
Add in heavy cream and continue to add powdered sugar until desired frosting consistency (If the frosting is too thick add in more heavy cream)
Frost your beautiful blue corn cupcakes
Optional, top with a piñon



Pairs Well With

kids parties


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