June 10, 2015
September 28, 2020 at 1:08 pm
I’d really like this recipe, too, but it won’t load for me! I’ve tried on mobile and desktop. I was able to load it previously 🙁
September 29, 2020 at 12:25 pm
oh no! That’s odd? Here his the recipe!
Serves: 12 cupcakes
1½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
1½ teaspoons baking powder
½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs, room temperature
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1½ teaspoons almond extract
1 cup buttermilk or whole milk, room temperature
Whipped Almond Buttercream Frosting
4 cups powdered sugar
3 sticks unsalted butted, room temperature
¼ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons almond extract
1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
½ cup boiling water
Decorative sprinkles (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners; set aside.
In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
In a stand-along mixer fitted with a paddle attachment (hand-held mixers work too), cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes, scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.
Next add eggs, almond extract, vanilla extract and mix until smooth (mixture may have a few lumps which is ok), scraping down sides of bowl as necessary.
Lastly, add one third of the flour mixture and mix on medium-low speed until just combined then add half of the milk, mix until combined, again add another one third of the flour mixture and mix until combined then add the other half of the milk and mix until combined. Finally add the last of the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Do not over-mix.
Evenly spoon batter into cupcake liners, about ¾ full each and bake for 15 – 20 minutes, mine baked for about 17 minutes. Check for doneness by inserting a toothpick or knife in the center of a cupcake, and if it comes out clean or with light crumbles on it, they’re done! Pull them out, let them cool for just a minute and then remove from pan to fully cool on baking rack or counter.
To make the buttercream, bring the water to a boil. While the water is coming to a boil, add the powdered sugar to a stand-alone mixer fitted with a WHISK attachment. Add the boiling water to the sugar and mix for 4 minutes on low-speed until the sugar completely dissolves. Use a spatula to scrap the sides and bottom of the bowl to make sure no lumps of sugar remain.
Next mix in the almond extract, vanilla extract, salt and mix. Check the mixture to make sure it’s at room temperature. If it’s still warm, let it cool slightly before adding the butter.
Finally, add the room temperature butter and turn the mixer on low-speed and mix for 3 minutes. The mixture will look watery and lumpy. Turn mixture to medium speed and continue to mix until frosting looks like whipped cream. This could 2 minutes or it can take 10 minutes – when it’s done it will be fluffy and look similar to whipped cream. You may think it’s not done because it will not look like a lot of frosting but it will be enough to frost the 12 cupcakes.
Frost cooled cupcakes and decorate with sprinkles.
January 13, 2017 at 5:43 pm
I don’t see the receipe
January 14, 2017 at 11:03 am
If you’re looking on a mobile or tablet, there is a green button that says “Click here for recipe.” If you’re on a computer, scroll to the bottom. Enjoy!