26 April 2011

Vanilla mini cupcakes

All of you that love  make cupcakes know this is very serious, you make someones and other day say I want to make others and etc,etc.
So, after the others I show you I bought a wonderful and nice mini cupcakes pan and I love it.
I made these mini cupacakes that are wonderful for birthdays, parties or other time.
You can garnish like you want and the recipe is simple. enjoy!
I garnish with lavender,m & m, little silver balls, sugar flowers, etc.

I adapted this recipe from Joy of Baking  recipes.

IngredientsButtercream Frosting:
110g/4oz butter or margarine, softened at room temperature
200g/ granulated sugar
2  eggs, lightly beaten
1 tsp vanilla extract
1  1/2 cup all purpose  flour
1 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
2  tablespoon of milk.

Buttercream Frosting:

230 grs  confectioners sugar (icing or powdered sugar), sifted
1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 tablespoons milk or light cream
Assorted food colors

1.Preheat the oven to 180C and line a 12-hole muffin tin  or 24 if are little with paper cases.

2.Cream the butter and sugar together in a bowl until pale. Beat in the eggs a little at a time and stir in the vanilla extract.

3.Fold in the flour  and baking powder using a large spoon, adding a little milk until the mixture is of a dropping consistency. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases until they are half full.

.Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes, or until golden-brown on top and a skewer inserted into one of the cakes comes out clean. Set aside to cool for 10 minutes, then remove from the tin and cool on a wire rack.

In an electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, cream the butter until smooth and well blended.
Add the vanilla extract. With the mixer on low speed, gradually beat in the sugar. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Add the milk and beat on high speed until frosting is light and fluffy (about 3-4 minutes). Add a little more milk or sugar, if needed. Tint the frosting with desired food color.

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Mini cupcakes de vainilla

Si algunos de ustedes (lo más probable que sí) ha hecho cupcakes entenderá que esto de los cupcakes es absolutamente adictivo, uno prueba recetas, decoraciones o ve otra receta en fin.
Solo los que aman la cocina me entenderán. Otros pensarán que estoy loca.
Hice estos minicupcakes cuando me compré un molde especial de mini cupcakes o pastelitos.
Y me lanzé por supuesto. A veces soy muy arriesgada.(en serio)
Estos mini cupcakes son estupendos para cumpleaños, fiestas o lo que sea.
Se pueden adornar como uno quiera. Yo usé flores de  lavanda, m&m, mostacillas, perlitas, flores de azúcar, etc. Desplieguen su imaginación.


110 grs de mantequilla o margarina
200 grs. de azúcar granulada
2 huevos ligeramente batidos
1 cucharadita extracto de vainilla
1 1/2 taza de harina sin polvos de hornear
1 1/2 cucharadita polvos de hornear
2 cucharadas de leche

Frosting o cubierta

230 grs. de azúcar impalpable
o azúcar glass
1/2 taza de mantequilla temperatura ambiente
1 cucharadita extracto de vainilla
2 cucharadas de leche o crema


Calentar el horno a 180°C, preparar con cápsulas de papel los moldes para cupcakes si es grande (12) si son pequeños 24.
Unir la mantequilla y el azúcar en un bol.
Agregar los huevos batidos y el extracto de vainilla.
Unir  a la harina y los polvos de hornear. agregar la leche. Unir bien.
Con una cuchara llenar las cápsulas de papel dejando un borde.
Hornear de 10 a 15 minutos o hasta que estén dorados y secos.
Dejar enfriar antes de decorar.


Con una batidora o a mano batir la mantequilla hasta que esté suave.
Agregar el extracto de vainilla.
Agregar gradualmente el azúcar uniendo bien.
Agregar la leche y batir unos 3 a 4 minutos hasta que la crema sea consistente y suave.
Si se quiere más espeso agregar más azúcar, más suave o cremoso agregar un poco de leche.
Para decorar es mejor que esté espeso.
Despues de decorar dejar reposar para que tengan consistencia.


  1. Preciosas,realmente hermosas.
    Te felicito

  2. How cute. I adore mini desserts.

  3. Dear Gloria,
    These cupcakes are so pretty. My mouth is watering. I want one...or two ...or three!

    How is your mom? I hope that her cold is getting better.

    Thank you so much for your love and prayers. They mean so much to me. Have a great week dear.
    Hugs, Lura

  4. Gloria que bonitos, parecen de juguete, son adorables. Feliz día!

  5. GLoria, I am loving this new look on your blog! I am also loving these delicious looking little cupcakes!! How beautiful you have made them! Positively scrumptious! I am sending love and hugs to you!! xxoo

  6. Ils sont mignons comme tout et certainement très bons.

    Bonne journée Gloria :-)

  7. Te quedaron preciosos Gloria, coloridos y tiernos.

  8. PRETTY ... I have a special place in my heart for mini cupcakes Gloria, and your are beautiful! xoxo

  9. Gloria, I love these mini cupcakes, so cute!


  10. Gloria, I believe you make the most beautiful cupcakes on the planet.

  11. These are very pretty Gloria.

  12. Oh Gloria these are so cute! Have a nice day

  13. I love mini desserts, I don't know which of them I'd prefer


  14. Gloria, I have been looking at these mini cupcakes paon. Now I really need them! Your cupcakes look splendid!

  15. Gracias Annie, xx gloria

    Thanks Lisa, I adore mini too, gloria

    Thanks grammy and thanks for stopping by, I will visit dear, are you better?, you can eat all you like, I continue praying for you my dearest Lura,x gloria

    Thanks Kris, x gloria

    Gracias Odile, x gloria

    Thanks Marie, I love make cupcakes, send you huggs dear marie, Love yah!

    Merci beaucoup Isabelle, a bientot. gloria

    Gracias kakito, un beso, gloria

    Deeba thanks for stopping by, I love cupcakes too, gloria

    Thanks María, x gloria

    Thanks Duckie, gloria

    oh you Sam are really lovely, I had seen beautiful cupcakes in other blogs, xx gloria

    Thanks Cakelaw, gloria

    Thanks so much Manu, gloria

    Grazie Barbara, thanks a lot, gloria

    Ciao Stefanía, grazie, gloria

    Thanks so much Rita, xgloria

  16. I love cupcakes too. And mini ones especially. Yours look beautiful. ;)

  17. Gloria, these cupcakes are adorable and they look so tasty! Thanks for sharing. I'm so glad I found your beautiful blog and am going to explore more of your recipes! :)

  18. Gloria: Te pasate, te quedaron preciosos. Son una muy buena idea para cuando hay una fiesta. Me encantaron.
    Un abrazo

  19. Those petite cupcakes look so so LOVELY!

  20. Qué bonitos cupcakes!!! La presentación es divina, además tienen mucho trabajo porque son minis...

  21. Estan hermosisimos!!.....tienes razon....ideales para una fiesta....lo sirves con el cafe y te ganas a muchos!!.......Abrazotes, Marcela

  22. Me encantan y te entiendo perfectamente, son adictivos, estan preciosos.

  23. hi gloria, pretty!whoever receives these cupcakes would be so delighted!

  24. ils sont très beaux et bien gourmands ces mini cupcakes parfumés à la vanille
    bonne journée

  25. These are so scrumptious and beautifully decorated!

  26. Thanks so much Corine, gloria

    Thanks georgia and you are welcome, gloria

    Nathalia, gracias, para fiestas, coktails o toas esas ocasiones, besos, gloria

    Thanks Angie, x gloria

    Gracias Gilda, x gloria

    Gracias Marcela, besos. gloria

    Gracias Pilar, es que una anda pensando las diversas variaciones, gloria

    Thanks a lot Lena, x gloria

    Merci beaucoup mon amie Fimere, a bientot gloria

    Thanks so much five stars, gloria

  27. Ils sont franchement Magnifiques tes petits cupcakes ma belle Gloria:)xxx

  28. These are absolutely adorable!

  29. beautiful cupcakes and love the idea of decorating some with lavender :-)

  30. cuteness overload !!! they look adorable :)) happy baking !

  31. These are all so precious...your decorations are beautiful!

  32. Lovely your works..

    Thank you for your visit.

    Saga, Japan.

  33. These are great for mini mouth bites as well as giving me a great excuse to try a few while I lose count. LOL
    These turned out incredibly adorable Gloria ;o)

    Ciao for now,

  34. Merci beaucoup Lexibule, a bientot, gloria

    Thanks a lot Lisa, x gloria

    Thanks big apple, xx gloria

    I love lavender too Rebeca, x gloria

    Thanks dear pick, I love baking too! gloria

    Thanks Duckie, x gloria

    Thanks Magic of Spice, gloria

    Thanks a lot Ruma, greetings, gloria

    Thanks Claudia , I love all mini.. huggs gloria

  35. I love the mini lavender cupcakes!! how lovly, perfect for my little girls..


  36. Your cupcakes are so cute and springy! :)

  37. How cute are they ! Love the spring colours.

    It's nice sometimes to have a little dainty cake and not worry too much about getting in a mess when eating it :-P

    I made cupcakes yesterday and had some cake batter left over. I made some mini cupcakes with it for Oliver. He usually cannot manage a whole cake. That said, the one in my photos with the flag on it got eaten for breakfast !

  38. Thasnks sweetlife, I love lavender too, gloria

    Thanks so much ungourmert! gloria

    Thanks Sara Jane, Im sure your cupcakes are absolutely cute! gloria

  39. Aw, so cute! Very festive and delicious looking cupcakes!



  40. thanks for sharing!! don't forget to add the button to the post you linked up :)

  41. These cupcakes look beautiful! I could use one right about now. Thanks for sharing they look great =]

  42. Que lindos cupcakes!! me encantan y lo ricos que estarán...ummm Besos


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