Peach Schnapps Cupcakes

Reena Francisco, maker of Cuptails & Dreams came up with a recipe tailored for the YUMMY team.

January-February 2008 | By
Peach Schnapps Cupcakes
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January-February 2008

Reena Francisco, maker of cocktail-inspired cupcakes Cuptails & Dreams came up with a recipe tailored for the light-drinking YUMMY team.  For the cupcakes3/4 cup butter 2 cups sugar1 cup whole eggs        (around 6 whole eggs)1 teaspoon orange essence3 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 cup buttermilk        (No buttermilk? See tip below.)For the frosting1 cup butter 6 cups confectioners' sugar orange1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon Peach Schnapps1  Preheat oven to 350°F. 2  Make the cupcakes:  With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar. Gradually add eggs and beat until well incorporated. Add orange essence. Mix together flour and baking powder. Alternately add the flour mixture and buttermilk to the batter. Pour batter into lined cupcake pans and bake for 20 to 22 minutes.3  Make the frosting: With an electric mixer, cream together butter and confectioners' sugar until blended. Add milk and Peach Schnapps. Mix well. Pipe frosting generously on top of baked cupcakes.Substitution tip: Can't find buttermilk or buttermilk powder? Use plain yogurt or sour cream instead.


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