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Snickerdoodle Cupcakes Recipe

 

 

Take the great taste of a snickerdoodle cookies and wrap it up in a cupcake:

 

What You Will Need:

For the Cupcakes:

–   2 ¾ cups of flour

–   1 tsp of cinnamon

–   3 tsp of baking powder

–   ½ tsp of of salt

–   ¾ cup of shortening

–   1 2/3 cups of sugar

–   5 egg whites

–   2 ½ tsp of vanilla

–   1 ¼ cups of milk

For the Cinnamon Frosting:

–   6 cups of powdered sugar

–   2 tsp of cinnamon

–   2/3 cup of softened butter

–   1 Tbsp of vanilla

–   3 Tbsp of milk

For Garnishment on Top:

–   2 tsp of sugar

–   ½ tsp of cinnamon

 

What You Will Need to do:

1.   Preheat your oven to 350°F.

2.   Put paper cupcake liners in a 24-sized muffin sheet.  Grease bottoms and sides of cups with shortening and lightly flour.

3.   In a bowl, mix flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, baking powder and salt.

4.   In a separate bowl, beat the shortening with a electric mixer.  Slowly add 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar, beating well after each addition and scraping bowl occasionally.  Slowly add egg whites, one at a time.

5.   Now beat in 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla.  On low speed, alternately add flour mixture, about one-third at a time, and 1 1/4 cups milk, about half at a time, beating just until blended.

6.   Divide batter evenly among cupcake cups, filling each with about 3 Tbsp of batter / two-thirds full.

7.   Bake for about 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.  Cool 5 minutes.

8.   Remove cupcakes from pans; place on cooling racks and let cool completely.

9.   Now in another bowl, mix powdered sugar, 2 tsp of cinnamon and the butter with electric mixer.

10.   Stir in 1 Tbsp of vanilla and 2 Tbsp of milk.  Gradually mix in enough remaining milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to make frosting smooth and spreadable.  Frost cupcakes.

11.   In another bowl, mix garnish ingredients; sprinkle over frosted cupcakes.

 

Enjoy!

 

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About Dino
There are many things that I love to do. One of those things is crafts! If I could find a job that involved crafts and being able to pay the bills, I'd be all over it! I've also found a great love for cooking and baking in the past few years. Sometimes there doesn't seem to be enough time in the day to be able to fully get into cooking and baking to the degree that I would like to. I've also found myself making a HUGE effort to save my family money. I'm still a beginner but I'm surprised at how many different ways I've found to save money, including starting to use coupons! I hope you enjoy all that I'm about to share.

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