Strawberry Milkshake Cupcakes
This is an amazing cupcake. The cupcake is flavored with strawberry milk powder and the frosting is mascarpone; reminiscent of whipped cream. They’re topped with strawberry milkshake whoppers.The cupcake recipe is the white velvet butter cake recipe from The Cake Bible, so it’s velvety not spongy.
Ingredients: Cupcakes (makes 12 medium cupcakes and 12 mini cupcakes)
Egg whites, 4 liquid ounces
1 cup whole milk (split into 1/4 cup and 3/4 cup)
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 tablespoons strawberry milk powder
2 and 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons pre-sifted cake flour
1 and 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
12 tablespoons unsalted butter
Optional: Strawberry Milkshake Whoppers for decoration
1 cup mascarpone cheese, room temperature
1 cup heavy cream
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350F. Line two two cupcake tins, one mini and one regular.
In a medium bowl lightly combine egg whites, the 1/4 cup of milk, vanilla, and strawberry milk powder.
In a large mixing bowl combine the dry ingredients, mix on low speed for 30 seconds to blend. Add the butter and 3/4 cup of milk. Mix on low speed until all ingredients are the same texture and combined. Increase to medium-high speed and beat for 1 and 1/2 minutes to develop the cake’s structure. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
Gradually add the egg mixture in 3 batches, beating for 20 seconds after each addition to incorporate the ingredients and strengthen the structure.
Fill cupcake tins 3/4 of the way. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with crumbs on it.
In a small bowl, combine the mascarpone, cream, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt.
Beat on low until almost smooth, 30 to 60 seconds. Increase speed to medium high and beat until the mixture is think and holds firm peaks.
Pipe or frost onto cupcakes.
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Those cupcakes look wonderful! 🙂
These look yummy!
they look delicious, will be trying your recipe out this weekend 🙂
You are bonkers! What a great recipe xx
Thank you! 😀
Look so yummy!
These are just adorable! 🙂 what a super idea!
Thank you, Miss Messy 😀
These look awesome! I made Strawberry Milkshake cupcakes for my project but I made a strawberry cream cheese frosting! I’d like to try these!
That’s so cool and thank you!
I will have to make these soon! I’m hungry just from reading this. Thanks for sharing.
Thank you 🙂
These are such beautiful cupcakes! They must taste wonderful, too, with the mascarpone. Thanks so much for sharing these!
Thank you, Shari!
These look awesome! Where does the color of the batter come from though, is it just the strawberry milk powder? I love the idea with the straws… 🙂
Thank you and the color of the batter comes only from the strawberry milk powder 🙂
One word… Yum!
Lovely, those cupcakes look absolutely fantasticXx
How amazing do these look and sound… Going up on my recipe-to-try list!
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