White Ginger Cupcakes

“Happiness is only one cupcake away.”




Sweet with a little taste of spice, these cupcakes are great for the fall, and for the holidays. Add some maple frosting and these cupcakes will remind you of sweet times. I present to you White Ginger Cupcakes.







Yields 12 cupcakes.


Recipe for White Ginger Cupcakes

Ingredients for cupcakes

1 ¼ cups of flour

1 and ½ teaspoons baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

1 and ½ teaspoon of ground ginger

¼ cup of butter

½ and ⅓ cups of sugar

3 egg whites

1 and ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract

½ and ⅛ of milk

¼ cup of crystallized ginger, chopped into bite-sized pieces

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place cupcake liners in 12 regular-sized muffin cups.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix flour baking powder, ground ginger, and salt; set aside

  3. In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar, beating well after each addition.

  4. Beat 2 minutes longer, then egg whites one at a time. Once egg whites are well incorporated, beat in vanilla.

  5. Add flour mixture on low speed a little at a time, alternating with milk. After all flour and milk are combined stir in crystallized ginger.

  6. Divide batter evenly in the muffin cups.

  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Wait until cupcakes are completely cooled before decorating.




Ingredients for maple frosting

6 cups of powdered sugar

⅔ cups of butter

½ cups of maple syrup


Steps

Combine all ingredients

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