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Buttercream frosting for cupcakes

Vanilla buttercream icing for cupcakes. You can use this recipe to frost 12 cupcakes. Double the ingredients quantity for 24 cupcakes. Video Tutorial Recipe Ingredients 1 cup butter, kept at room temperature 3½ cups powdered sugar/icing sugar/confectioner's sugar 2 Tbsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch of salt Gel food coloring (optional) Instructions In a large bowl, beat the butter on medium speed for 3 minutes with an electric mixer until the butter turns pale and creamy. Sift in 1 cup of powdered sugar, beat for 30 seconds. Scrape down the sides using a spatula. Beat for 30 seconds more with mixer. Now continue the process with remaining powdered sugar adding in parts. Add milk, vanilla and pinch of salt. Mix for 1 minute, scraping down the sides. Add a few drops of gel food coloring. Mix it well with a spatula.  Use the buttercream for piping cupcakes. Tips To make powdered sugar at home - grind/blend 3 ¼ cup white sugar and ¼ cup cor

Zebra Cupcakes

Zebra cupcakes from scratch (homemade). Makes up to 24 cupcakes. Ingredients : 3 Eggs 2 cups sugar 1 cup canola oil 2 tsp vanilla extract   2 ¼ cup Flour 1 tsp baking powder  pinch of salt  1 cup milk ¼ cup club soda For chocolate batter   2 Tbsp cocoa powder  1 tsp coffee powder 1 Tbsp warm water Method   Preheat oven to 325 ℉. Aline baking cups on muffin pan. Take three large eggs and beat them in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer or with the help of a whisk. Add sugar and whisk for a few minutes. Add Canola oil or any flavorless oil and vanilla extract. Mix the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder and salt). Strain and add the half of the dry ingredients into the wet mixture. Now add milk and mix well then add the remaining dry ingredients. Pour club soda and give a final whisk. Separate the batter into equal halves in different bowls. Take instant coffee and mix it with cocoa powder. Add the cocoa mixture into one bowl and mix well. Pour b