Sunday, April 24, 2011

Almond Cupcakes

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

Almond Cupcakes

* 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!!!


  1. Muffins are looking super the almond topping too.

  2. These cupcakes look delicious!

  3. They look very tempting and delicious...

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

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

  6. the cup cakes looks delish- nice bake !

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

  8. Cup cakes with almond looks so tempting dear.

  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

  10. perfect cup cakes looks so wonderful !!

  11. looks delicious and so inviting..

  12. Cupcakes looks simply irresistible..

  13. Delicious looking muffins..for the entry

  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 :)

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

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

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

  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 :)

  19. Love cupcakes; Love Almonds; Havent tried to combo.. Looks super good...
    Event: Serve It-Chilled

  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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