Sunday, April 24, 2011

Almond Cupcakes


Almond Cupcakes ... These are soft, moist & light. Perfect with tea or coffee.


Almond Cupcakes
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* Prep. Time : 15 minutes
* Cook Time : 18 minutes
* Makes : 12 cupcakes

Ingredients :
  • 6 oz. butter, softened
  • 6 oz. castor sugar
  • 6 oz. plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 oz. almonds, finely chopped / sliced
  • 2 tbsp. milk

Method :
  • Preheat oven at 180 C. Grease or line 12 cup muffin pan.
  • Cream the butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time and beat well after each addition.
  • Add the almond extract and beat again.
  • Sieve in the flour and baking powder. Beat until well combined.
  • Add milk, if the mixture is thick & mix well.
  • Add 3 tbsp. chopped almonds and mix gently together.
  • Using a tablespoon, divide the batter into the cupcake cases, filling till 3/4 full.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1 tbsp chopped almonds on top of each cupcake.
  • Bake at 180 C for 18 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, leave for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire-rack to cool.


Sending this to the event Show Me Your Muffin , an event held at Dil Se..


Also this goes to Breakfast Mela , an event by Srivalli at Cooking 4 all Seasons


 I've received an award from Akila of Learning-to-cook for participating in the event Dish name starts with G . Thank you so much Akila!



Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

25 comments :

  1. Muffins are looking super cute..like the almond topping too.

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  2. These cupcakes look delicious!

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  3. They look very tempting and delicious...

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  4. They looks moist n melt in mouth kinds- I sooo want one now with my cuppa coffee right now :)
    US Masala

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  5. Lovely and perfectly baked cup cakes. They look soft and moist.

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  6. the cup cakes looks delish- nice bake !

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  7. Delicious and perfect..lovely
    There are some awards waiting for you in my blog..pls collect :)

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  8. Cup cakes with almond looks so tempting dear.

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  9. Oh, my, but these look pretty. If they taste half as good as they look you have a winner on your hands. I hope you have a great evening. Blessings...Mary

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  10. perfect cup cakes looks so wonderful !!

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  11. looks delicious and so inviting..

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  12. Cupcakes looks simply irresistible..

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  13. Delicious looking muffins..for the entry

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  14. Thank you so much everyone for all your nice comments. They're absolutely delicious. I prefer to bake them in muffin pan, but they are soft as cupcakes :)

    Thank you Suja for the awards. That means a lot to me :)

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  15. I am gonna have to try these out!!! The look delicious

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  16. Like your muffins, specially with the almond extract an on the top...they look delicious. Hope you have a great week ahead Ambreen :-)

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  17. Wow...awesome cup cakes... love the flavour of almonds in cup cakes...yum...

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  18. Thanks Parita & Sprouts Of Spring for visiting & liking the post. Welcome and keep visiting :)

    Thank you Juliana for stopping by and for leaving the comment ... coming from you it's a great compliment :)

    Thank you so much Preety. I wish I could pass on all of these to you :)

    Thank you so much Lubna. Many thanks for your kind words :)

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  19. Love cupcakes; Love Almonds; Havent tried to combo.. Looks super good...
    http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com
    Event: Serve It-Chilled

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  20. Thank you Krithi for stopping by. Glad you like this recipe. These are quite popular in my home :)

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Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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