Introduction: Eggless Valentine Cup Cakes
Heart shaped eggless Carrot and Apple Cupcakes using regular muffin pan...http://www.nithaskitchen.com/2013/01/eggless-heart-carrot-n-apple-cupcakes.html
APF/Maida - 1 Cup
Shredded Carrot n Apple - 1 n 1/2 Cups
Baking Powder - 1/2tsp
Baking Soda - 1/2tsp
Brown Sugar - 1/2 Cup
Vanilla Extract - 1/2tsp
Salt - 1/4tsp
Butter - 4 Tbsp (Room Temp) or more
Yogurt/Curd - 1/2 Cup
Milk - 1/4 Cup
Cinnamon n Cloves Powder - 3/4th Tbsp
Chopped nuts - 1/4 Cup (Optional)
Yields - 8-10 Heart Cupcakes
•Peel the skin n shredd the Carrot first.
•Mix the dry ingredients flour.baking soda, powder n salt in a separate bowl.
•Cream butter n sugar till soft n smooth.
•Add yogurt, cinnamon n cloves powder, vanilla extract n beat for another 2-3mins Pic 2.
•Now peel n grate the apple using large hole in the grater.
•Add the shredded stuffs n mix well.
•Now slowly add dry ingredients in batches Pic 3.
•Add milk 1/2 tbsp at a time to attain the dropping consistency.
•Now place the paper liners in muffin pan, add some dried beans to a piece of aluminum foil as shown in Pic, and roll tightly.
•Keep this balls gently between pan n paper liner as shown in Pic 4
•Now drop the batter 3/4th in each muffin as shown in Pic 1 below
•Even the batter all over the edges using small spoon or toothpick.
•Bake at 350° F for 15mins or toothpick inserted at center comes out clean Pic 2.
•Allow to cool using coolrack for another 30mins and remove the paper liner.
•Apply frosting (I used Cream Cheese Frosting) n decorate to ur creativity.
1.Can use either Apple or Carrot too n can decrease to 1 cup for 1 cup flour, but I increased a bit...