Sunday, 8 February 2009

*Rose Petal Cup Cakes*



I found this lovely cupcake recipe on UKTV Food, Rose Petal Cup cakes ~ perfect for Valentines Day methinks and don't they just look so sweet?

Here is the recipe:

Makes 12

Ingredients

150g softened unsalted Butter
150g caster sugar
3 medium Eggs, at room temperature
150g self-raising flour
1 tbsp rose water
100ml Milk
1 packet instant royal icing
rose petals or silver balls to decorate


Method

1. Preheat the oven to 190C/gas 5. Line a 12-hole muffin tray with papers.
2. Using a wooden spoon, cream together the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy. Add the eggs, one by one, stirring well between each addition. If the mixture threatens to curdle, add a tablespoon of the flour to stabilise it.
3. Fold in the remaining flour, followed by the rose water.
Next, start adding the milk - you may not need it all. What you want is a batter that will just fall off the spoon if you shake it a little.
4. Spoon the mixture into the muffin papers and bake in the oven until cooked through and golden, about 20 minutes.
Turn out onto a rack to cool.
5. Make up a big batch of royal icing and spoon onto the cakes.
Leave to set before decorating with rose petals or silver balls.

7 comments:

  1. Looks wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
    Lorri

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  2. Those look lovely...just the thing for Love's holiday coming up...thanks for passing along the recipe, Alison! :o) ((HUGS))

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  3. Hi Alison

    Thanks so much for the comment on the post about my Dad, it was so nice of you to post. I'm glad yesterday is over but it helped a lot knowing that people were thinking of us.

    Those cupcakes look beautiful! I've made some with crystallised rose petals before but those look nicer :)

    Mel xxx

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  4. Thanks for sharing Alison they look delicouse.
    Have a good week best wishes Pat

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  5. me thinks, too! beautiful. thank you for sharing.

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  6. These look so fabulous & elegant! Bet they are yummy!

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