Rainbow (or Neopolitan) Cupcakes
Option : Leave out the colourings & make lemon cupcakes by adding grated lemon zest & topping with lemon icing.
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- 1 c
- white sugar
- 113 g
- 2 tsp
- vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 c
- flour (then take 2 tablespoons out)
- 2 Tbsp
- 1 3/4 tsp
- baking powder
- 3/4 c
- 1 tsp
- white vinegar
1Preheat over to 180 C & line muffin pans with paper liners.
Mix the cup of milk & teaspoon of vinegar together & set aside.
In a medium bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. This needs to be beaten really well.. 6-8 minutes.. until really creamy
Beat in the eggs, one at a time, beating well again for about 5 minutes.
Stir in the vanilla
2Sift flour, cornflour, salt and baking powder together.
Add dry ingredients to the creamed mixture alternately with milk (a bit of flour, a bit of milk, a bit of flour, a bit of milk..) mix well. Stir until batter is smooth.
Divide batter into 4 or more equal portions in separate bowls.
Colour each a different colour with food colouring &/or cocoa.
3Spoon mix into the prepared pan/cases, putting one teaspoonful of each colour per case. Start with one colour & do all 12 then add next colour, etc.
Bake for approx. 20 minutes or until cupcakes spring back to the touch.
Ice tops & decorate as desired