Santa’s cupcakes: the recipe for tasty and spectacular sweets

ingredients
  • For the cupcakes

  • Flour
    180 grams
    • 146 kcal

  • Buttermilk


    125 ml
  • Sugar
    220 grams
    • 380 kilocalories

  • White yogurt
    70 ml
    • 146 kcal

  • Coffee


    30 ml
    • 1 kcal
  • Seed oil
    70 ml
    • 29 kcal

  • Egg
    2
    • 0 kcal

  • Cocoa powder


    20 grams
  • Vanilla extract
    2 teaspoons
    • 750 kcal

  • Sodium bicarbonate
    1 teaspoon

  • salt


    1 pinch
    • 21 kcal
  • For the buttercream icing

  • Butter
    400 grams
    • 899 kcal

  • Granulated sugar


    180 grams
    • 389 kcal
  • Whole milk
    1 tbsp
    • 63 kcal

  • Vanilla extract
    1 teaspoon
    • 750 kcal

  • red food coloring


    to taste
    • 21 kcal
  • Decorate

  • Chocolate chips
    to taste

  • red nuggets


    to taste

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

THE Santa’s cupcakes they are gods treaty scenographic and gourmet, perfect for the table Christmas vacation: a very Easy, which requires a little patience, but which will guarantee you a very good result. You can serve them for the Christmas breakfast, for a nibble tasty, but also like dessert after the meal: they will be caught. Prepare them with the children, it will be a fun way to keep them entertained.

In our recipe we used plain yogurt And Buttermilk, in order to obtain a delicate flavor: if you cannot find buttermilk in the supermarket, you can easily prepare it at home, or replace it adding the same amount of cream and some lemon drop. the Coffee could be omitted, to avoid serving it to the little ones, and replaced by a wet with hazelnut or al Chocolate. If, on the other hand, you are planning an adult party, you can use a drop of alcherms, rum Where Brandy to add to the dough. As for the icing, make sure that the the butter is soft before working it out and choosing natural food coloring for decorations.

If you liked this colorful and delicious Christmas preparation, try the Gingerbread Man Recipe, or the Christmas Tree Brownies Recipe: two simple but high impact recipes.

How to make Santa’s cupcakes

Santas cupcakes the recipe for tasty and spectacular sweets

Preheat the oven to 170 ° C. Line a muffin tin with baking tins (1).

Santas cupcakes the recipe for tasty and spectacular sweets

In a large bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt (2).

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In a second bowl, pour the yogurt, buttermilk and eggs (3), mixing with a whisk.

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Add the coffee (3), vegetable oil and vanilla extract, then mix well to combine well.

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Pour the yogurt mixture into the mixture of dry ingredients (4) and beat until combined.

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Pour the mixture into the cups (5), leaving a few millimeters from the edge.

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Distribute the dough evenly (6) by slightly moving the mold.

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Bake the cupcakes for 15-20 minutes. Take out of the oven (7) and let cool to room temperature.

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To prepare the buttercream frosting, beat in butter until fluffy and fluffy (8); add the icing sugar, vanilla, salt and milk.

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Divide the frosting evenly among 3 bowls; in one of the two, add a lot of red food coloring (9) to form an intense red, mixing; in the other less, so as to form pink; leave the last part natural and put it in a pocket bag.

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To assemble the cupcakes, cover the top of the cupcake with the pink buttercream, to form the complexion of Santa Claus (10).

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Spread the red buttercream (11) over the top third of each cupcake to form the hat.

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Add a puff of white buttercream (12) to form the end of Santa’s hat.

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Draw a line with the white frosting to form the finish of the hat and place two chocolate chips with the tip facing the eyes (13).

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Still with the white buttercream, shape the beard of Santa Claus by creating many small tufts (14) on the lower half of the cupcake.

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Place a red candy in the center of the cupcake to finally form a nose (15).

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Your Santa Claus cupcakes are ready to be served (16).

storage

We suggest that you consume your Santa Claus cupcakes right away; alternatively, you can prepare the cupcakes the day before and decorate just before serving; cupcakes without decorations can also be frozen.

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