Blueberry Cupcakes with Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

For cupcakes:

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
  • four big eggs
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cups all-reason flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1.2 oz (34 grams) freeze dried blueberries, pulverized in a mini food processor
  • three/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • half of cup pureed sparkling blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

For frosting:

  • 1 cup of butter, softened
  • eight oz.Of cream cheese, softened
  • 1.2 oz. (34 grams) freeze dried blueberries, pulverized in a mini meals processor
  • 3-five cups of confectioners sugar

Instructions

Cupcakes:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 tiers. Line cupcake tins with liners.
  2. Mix together flour. Baking powder and salt. Set apart.
  3. In a big measuring cup or bowl, blend together buttermilk, blueberry puree and vanilla extract. Set aside till needed.
  4. Using an electric powered mixer, beat butter, granulated sugar, and lemon zest in a blending bowl till light, approximately 2 mins. Add eggs one by one, blending nicely after every addition. Mix in pulverized blueberries.
  5. Mix in flour aggregate in three batches, alternating with  batches of buttermilk combination. Mix till simply combined, scraping down bowl as needed. (I like to mix the last bit via hand using a spatula to make certain I get all of the stuff at the lowest.) Scoop batter into cupcake tins.
  6. Bake till golden brown and a toothpick inserted into center of cake comes out easy, about 21 to 24 minutes. Allow cupcakes to chill in tins for 10 mins, after which take away cupcakes and vicinity them on a cooling rack.

Frosting:

  1. In a massive blending bowl, mix butter till it’s far softened and uniform. Add cream cheese and beat collectively till it is uniform. 
  2. Add pulverized blueberries. 
  3. Add 3 cups of sugar to the mixture and mix. 
  4. Add greater sugar if important. 
  5. Mix once more until mixture is creamy and spreadable. 
  6. Add more sugar if essential, otherwise put together to frost cake.