Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cupcake of the Week: Thai Coconut Curry Cupcakes || Week 4

Hungover one morning I stumbled into my kitchen looking for quick and easy things to whip up, when I noticed a can of coconut milk chilling in my pantry.  Hrm... I thought, I could easily whip up a batch of coconut curry tofu...

And somewhere between drooling over the possibility of a quick & easy lunch, and the exhaustion ridden headache I was suffering from, inspiration hit!  

So I present... my take on a Thai Coconut Curry Cupcake! 
Spyglass Taste Tester Approved.

Thai Coconut Curry Cupcakes
  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 sticks of butter, softened
  • 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cups coconut milk
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp thai red curry paste
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.  In a bowl mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, brown sugar, curry powder, thai red curry paste & paprika.  Cut your softened butter into chunks and mix in.  Then add in your wet ingredients, eggs & coconut milk.  (If you don't have coconut milk, you can substitute it with 3/4 cup of whole milk & 2 tsp coconut extract).  Spoon in to your cupcake tray until 2/3 full.  Bake for 18-20 minutes.

Coconut Lime Frosting
  • 1 box powdered sugar
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1 tbsp coconut milk
  • 1 tsp coconut extract
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
Whip your butter until it's light and fluffy.  Slowly incorporate your powdered sugar, coconut milk, extract and lime juice until your buttercream has reached a nice, spreadable consistency. 

Garnish
  • Crumbled peanuts
  • Cilantro
These work really well as mini-cupcakes, since you get all the flavors in one bite.  Described by my co-worker as a "meal + dessert" all in one...  Enjoy!

19 comments:

  1. Sounds great, but what kind of measurements are 'stick' and 'box'? It was going well until I got to '1 1/2 sticks of butter' - whatever that is.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Stick of butter = 4 oz
    Box of powdered sugar = 1 lb

    Sorry!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Enthusiastic words written in this blog helped me to enhance my skills as well as helped me to know how I can help myself on my own. I am really glad to come at this platform.
    รองเท้าเพื่อสุขภาพ ใส่ทำงาน

    ReplyDelete
  4. This is really nice to read content of this blog. A is very extensive and vast knowledgeable platform has been given by this blog. I really appreciate this blog to has such kind of educational knowledge.
    puma evospeed

    ReplyDelete
  5. I recently came across your article and have been reading along. I want to express my admiration of your writing skill and ability to make readers read from the beginning to the end. I would like to read newer posts and to share my thoughts with you. If you want to learn more about photo retouching services Company, you can visit now

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts with Thumbnails