Monday, 2 February 2009

Copabanana Valentine Cupcakes

Sunday I made some cupcakes

for the grandsons school lunches , decorated with Valentine candies.
Here Brock
plays Runescape and Brayden on his balancing half ball

patiently waiting for the cupcakes to be ready.

This is another recipe from Crazy Plates.
In the spirit of February used some Valentine paper cups to line muffin tin. .

2 cups flour
1 tsp. each baking powder and baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup fat free egg substitute or 2 eggs
1/4 cup butter, soft
1 cup mashed very ripe banana
1/2 cup low fat sour cream or vanilla yogurt( used 0% yogurt)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips(used cinnamon chips)
Preheat oven to 350. Spray 13x9 baking pan with Pam( used large muffins tin with paper cups.).
In a medium bowl , sift together flour , baking powder , baking soda, and salt.
In a large bowl, beat together sugar, eggs and butter on medium speed of mixer, add bananas, sour cream and vanilla. Beat til smooth.
Gradually add flour mixture , beating after each addition. Batter will be thick. Fold in chips.
Bake for 25 -28 minutes. Cool and ice with frosting.
Makes 16 servings.
Calories per serving 185.

Banana Frosting recipe:

1/4 cup butter
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 cup well mashed banana
1/4 cup white vinegar
3 1/2 cup sifted icing sugar
Cream butter and salt, combine banana and vinegar, alternately add banana mixture with the icing sugar Beat til smooth .


Anonymous said...

Lately I have been on a cupcake rampage! This recipe is going to be tried this weekend. The candies on top are so cute!

Netts Nook said...

This recipe looks great I can't wait to try. Thanks for sharing.