Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

1 HOURS AGO What your pimples are *really* trying to tell ya: http://t.co/2Qi4QkRLmL

2 HOURS AGO #WeTriedIt: Caress touch-activated scented body wash: http://t.co/CTt5jVgimu

 

sponsored links

Chic sweets: Rosewater cupcakes

 
Looking for a sweet treat that’s anything but ordinary? Tie on your apron and whip up this riff on V-Day’s most loved flower, the rose. We’re using rosewater to liven up an ordinary vanilla cupcake. Hello, chic treat!

 

Ingredients:

 

1 box of your favorite white cake mix (plus all required ingredients, as listed on box)

1 tbsp plus 1 teaspoon of rosewater

½ cup solid vegetable shortening

½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened

4 cups confectioners’ sugar

2 tablespoons milk

Optional: several drops of red food coloring

 

Directions:

 

1. Mix cupcake batter according to box instructions, but add 1 tablespoon of rosewater to the liquid ingredients before combining with dry ingredients. Bake as directed, until golden and a toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely.

 

2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening and butter with an electric mixer. Add the rosewater, then gradually add the sugar. Use a spatula to scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl, making sure all of the sugar is incorporated. Slowly add the milk and beat at medium speed until the frosting is light and fluffy, and slightly stiff.

 

3. If you want the icing to be pink instead of white, add red food coloring, drop by drop, until you achieve your desired color.
 
4. Once your cupcakes are completely cool, use a butter knife to spread frosting over the top. Pile on and swirl to your heart's content, kitchen queen!

 

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 1/23/2012 5:49:00 PM

POSTED IN , , , , , , , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
X
 

 

What does music mean to you?




 
 

*Shine* this season with the Fresh Spring Picks giveaway

 

Have your best spring yet with our amazing bounty of books and beauty products. 

CLICK HERE for your chance to win it!

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links