Almond Cupcakes

Almond Cupcakes with Butter Icing 150 Image by: Almond Cupcakes with Butter Icing 150 Author: Canadian Living

Ground almonds give these cupcakes a rich flavour and a nice moist crumb.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup milk

Method

In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in almond extract.

In separate bowl, whisk together flour, ground almonds, baking powder and salt ; stir into butter mixture alternately with milk, making 3 additions of dry ingredients and 2 of milk. Spoon into paper-lined or greased muffin cups.

Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Transfer to rack; let cool.

Nutritional facts Per cupcake: about

  • Sodium 142 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 211.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 69 mg
  • Cholesterol 52 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 26 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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