Prep time: 15 minutes
1 cup our
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder 1?4 teaspoon salt
3/4 stick of butter, softened 1?2 cup of milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
For the frosting:
2 sticks of butter (softened) 2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
2 teaspoons of vanilla
A few drops of red food coloring
White chocolate chips for the mushroom spots
Let’s Make it!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix the dry ingredients in a mixer bowl of a stand mixer (or use a hand-held mixer and large bowl).
Add butter and mix on medium for one minute. Then add milk, eggs, and vanilla slowly while mixing. Mix for two minutes until batter is smooth.
Place cupcake papers into cupcake pan. Fill cupcake papers with batter to 3?4 full. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Allow to cool before frosting.
To make the frosting:
Mix butter and powdered sugar on medium high for three minutes. Add milk, vanilla, and food coloring, then continue mixing for another four minutes on medium high.
Spread frosting on cupcakes and place the white chocolate chips point side in, on the tops to look like mushroom spots.
Makes 12 cupcakes
From Fairy House Recipe Book by Kathy Strahs (Burnt Cheese Press, 2017)