Monday, October 7, 2013

Egg-less Vanilla Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Butter Cream Frosting


 A friend of mine asked me to bake some cupcakes for the potluck at her house. When we were calculating the numbers,  it was around for 40 People ( including kids). Then we both were discussing what cake to make for the party , we came up with basic vanilla cupcakes with my signature caramel butter cream frosting . Later we noticed the potluck was on a Friday and majority people don't eat eggs. So I decided to make these eggless version.


The cake was super moist , fluffy and everybody loved it . The Salted Caramel Butter cream accompanied the cupcakes really well. 

INGREDIENTS:

For the Cupcakes:                                                   Recipe source: Nita Mehta

APF - 2 + 2/3 Cups ( 300 gms )
Thick Yogurt - 1 Cup
Sugar - 3/4 Cup + 2 TBLS ( 150 - 180 gms )
Cooking Oil - 1/2 Cup
Vanilla Extract - 1 1/2 TSP
Baking Powder - 1 1/4 TSP
Baking Soda - 1/2 TSP


Butter - 2 Stick ( 1 Cup)
Icing Sugar -  2 Cups + 2/3 Cups 
Vanilla Extract - 1 TSP (Optional)
Caramel Sauce - 1/2 Cup or  Depending on your taste ( Recipe )
Fresh Cream /Milk - 1 TBLS



INSTRUCTIONS:

For the Cupcake:

  • Preheat the oven at 350 F.
  • Align the Muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  • Beat the sugar and yogurt till the sugar gets dissolved.
  • Now add the Baking powder and Baking soda . Mix well . Allow it to rest for 5 minutes. The mixture will be Bubbly and frothy.
  • Sieve the All purpose flour ( APF) to make sure there is no lumps.
  • Now add oil and vanilla essence  with the yogurt mixture and mix well.
  • Sift the flour in three batches and fold it.
  • Beat the batter for less than 30 Seconds to make sure there is no lumps in the batter.
  • Pour it in the prepared Muffin Pans and bake it for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Once it is done , Allow it to cool in a wire rack .
  • Make sure it is completely cool before frosting them.
For the Salted Caramel Butter Cream:
  • In a bowl , Beat the butter till it is smooth and creamy .
  • Little by little add the icing sugar and keep beating till everything is combined well.
  • Add Vanilla extract and caramel sauce . Beat it till everything is mixed well.
  • Lastly add the cream/ milk and beat for another minute.
  • Put the icing in the piping bag and decorate as you wish.





Note:
  •  If you are baking anything eggless try to bake it on the day of the event/ Party.
  •  Eggless Cake/Cupcakes tend to go harder the next day.
  • You can Spray some Sugar syrup to keep the moistness.
  • I feel eggless cakes/cupcakes are lesser in sweet than the usual cakes so I normally prefer buttercreams especially Caramel buttercream / Chocolate Buttercream for the eggless version .
  • Caramel sauce can be stored in a airtight box/bottle and refrigerate for more than a month.
Linking the post to Cake Mela

23 comments:

  1. aweee looks dam cute.. Just want to grab one off the screen :-)

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  2. Elegant and very attractive cupcakes.

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  4. Cupcakes looks super yum, love the clicks...

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  5. wow cupcakes are looking fabulous dear :) very very tempting one !!

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  6. awesome looking cupcakes... feel like grabbing one off the screen...

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  7. Thank you for linking these egg free cupcakes at Tuesday Tastings. We have some food allergies in our home so these are perfect for me to try. I added you back on G+. Make sure you come back next week to see if you are featured!

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    1. Thank you for adding me back .. Would definitely check it up next week ..

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  8. these cupcakes look awesome. i have never tried eggless baking but will start with this one:) these must be super moist with all that yogurt.
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    1. Thank you megha .. They are supermoist with all the yogurt and oil ..best to eat the same day u baked ...

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  9. These look delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.

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  10. wow.. fabulous cupcakes!! beautiful clicks.. drooool!

    Regards,
    Bindu
    http://indianrecipegalleri.blogspot.in/

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  11. Umm...did you mean 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour instead of 2 1/2 cup?

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  12. You have raised such great points to think about. This is great egg-less vanilla cupcakes with salted caramel butter cream frosting.Veg cake marked with green dot are pure vegetarian cakes and do not contain any egg offered by Monginis.

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