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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Vint Age

i was cooking Red Velvet Cupcakes with my friend at her house yesterday, and i decided to wear something vintage. Just not like me , i know. But i've been having the urge to wear something like this for a long time. Just like a girl. 
I'm sharing the Red Velvet Cupcakes recipe for Christmas. Just scroll down :)

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having an outfit photos while waiting for the cupcakes to be done. 

Tank & Necklace - random store
Cardigan - Zara
Shorts - Mom's own
Belt - Zara
Flat shoes - F21
Gold Watch & Bag - Friend's own
-- yep, you're so right, my friend's style is vintage ;)

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This is our Red Velvet Cupcake, recipe from : joyofbaking.com

Red Velvet Cupcakes:

1 1/4 cups (125 grams) sifted cake flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoons (10 grams) regular or Dutch-processed cocoa powder
1/4 cup (57 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature
3/4 cups (150 grams) granulated white sugar
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup (120 ml) buttermilk - you can make your own by adding 1 tablespoon of white distilled vinegar, cider vinegar, or lemon juice to 1 cup (240 ml) of milk.
1 tablespoon liquid red food coloring
1/2 teaspoon white distilled vinegar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Cream Cheese Frosting:
8 ounces (227 grams) cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup (60 grams) confectioners' (icing or powdered) sugar, sifted
2/3 cup (160 ml) cold heavy whipping cream(double cream) (35-40% butterfat)

Red Velvet Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and line 12 muffin tins with paper cupcake liners.
In a large bowl sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and cocoa powder.
In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the butter until soft (about 1-2 minutes). Add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy (about 2-3 minutes). Add the egg and beat until incorporated. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.Add the vanilla extract and beat until combined.
In a measuring cup whisk the buttermilk with the red food coloring. With the mixer on low speed, alternately add the flour mixture and buttermilk to the butter mixture, in three additions, beginning and ending with the flour.
In a small cup combine the vinegar and baking soda. Allow the mixture to fizz and then quickly fold into the cake batter. 
Working quickly, divide the batter evenly among the 12  muffin cups and smooth the tops with an offset spatula or the back of a spoon.Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 18 -23 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cupcakes comes out clean.
Cool the cakes in their pans on a wire rack for 10 minutes and them remove from pan. Let cool completely before frosting. Either spread the frosting with a knife or offset spatula, or use a large 1M Wilton open star decorating tip to pipe the frosting.
Cream Cheese Frosting:In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the vanilla and confectioners sugar and beat until smooth. Using the whisk attachment, gradually add the heavy cream and whip until the frosting is thick enough to pipe. Add more sugar or cream as needed to get the right consistency.
Makes 12 cupcakes.



P.S. this red velvet cupcakes are suitable for Christmas, to your beloved one ;) You can add dried dark chocolate over the frosting, so it won't taste too sweet. 
Good luck!

9 comments:

  1. lovely bag & cute shorts! nice :))

    xoxo, Izzaura
    http://thefadmadness.blogspot.com

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  2. nice outfit !!

    http://christianbelvin.blogspot.com/

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  3. OMG I love your outfit <3 Ans your bag is sooooooooooooooo beautiful and cute! <3 adorable x1000000

    :)

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  4. Nice pictures and I do love red velvet cupcakes but I'm so bad at baking :p

    www.coffeecreamandthecaffeine.blogspot.com

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  5. @ Coffee Cream and the Caffeine : just open the web, they have tutorial videos :) And u're only need to read the recipe precisely and buying the right ingredients.

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  6. I want absolutely everything you're wearing! Perfection:D (my style IS a little vintage)
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!

    xxx ninja (1milliondresses.blogspot.com)

    p.s. Now I really want dessert!

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  7. so lovely dear....
    nice vintage outfit...<3

    http://chocoandpink.blogspot.com/

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