Sunday, July 7, 2013

Fleur De Sel Caramel Cupcakes {Salted Caramel Cupcakes}


 

Ingredients:

Cupcake Batter:
½ cup butter
¾ cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 ½ cups white flour
½ tsp. baking powder
¼ tsp. salt
2/3 cup cold milk
Cinnamon swirl:
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1 tbsp. brown sugar
½ tbsp. butter
 
Frosting:
3 cups confectioners sugar (sifted)
1 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tbsp. whipping cream
¼ cup fleur de sel caramel sauce (+ ½ cup for drizzling)
 
 
Directions for cupcakes: 
-Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
-In a large mixing bowl mix soft butter and sugar until blended and creamy. Add eggs and beat until incorporated.
-Add vanilla
-Mix the flour, baking powder and salt in a separate bowl and add to the butter mixture. Then add and stir in milk.
-In a small separate bowl mix the cinnamon, brown sugar and butter together. This will be sprinkled in between layers of cupcake batter when pouring it into the cupcake pan.
 
Directions for frosting:
-With an electric mixer, whisk together sugar and butter.
-Mix for 3 minutes or until creamy.
-Add vanilla and cream and whisk for an additional minute.
-Add more cream if needed to reach your ideal consistency.
-Mix in ¼ cup of fleur de sel caramel sauce.
-Save the rest of the caramel sauce for drizzling
 

 
All pictures by A Bit Of Bees Knees

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