Mr. Caleb is starting Kindergarten this fall. We used the 9 and 10 Wilton gum paste tools, but this could easily be accomplished with a butter knife or fork—though it might take longer. xo, Catherine. And that frosting. Place the butter in a large mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until very smooth. Fondant dries really fast. Cherry Almond Clafoutis by Made With Pink. Over-mixing the batter can collapse the cupcakes, thus taking away all that fluffiness. Adapted from The Perfect Afternoon Tea Recipe Book, 2013 Flavorful Journeys - My Favorites | Flavorful Journeys World Cuisine. I have seen some people use part butter and part shortening if they want less of a butter flavor. Aren’t they pretty? These are gorgeous! I’m a huge almond fan, and this cherry-almond combo is definitely up my alley. Which means that knowing how to mix your batter is important. Beat in the food coloring, if using. Beat in the egg whites 1 at a time, followed by the vanilla and almond extract. I am a believer that anyone can cook and that dinner doesn’t have to be complicated. While blueberry muffins are a family favorite, cherry muffins are an unexpected twist on the classic. It was moist, and sweet, and had a delicate crumb. I LOVE the cherry/almond combo. Perfect cupcakes to celebrate the cherry season. This post may contain affiliate links to Amazon and other sides. Strawberry Stuffed Cupcakes Add additional powdered sugar if frosting is too thin and additional milk if frosting is too thick. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. Line 10 to 12 muffin cups with paper liners and set aside. Until this one, that is. At any given time, I probably have at the very least 2 weeks worth of recipes that are already made and photographed, just waiting to get posted. Now while I adore fresh cherries, I have to admit that these little cupcakes feature one of my secretly favorite ingredients: maraschino cherries! This Cherry Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe consist of vanilla cake batter loaded with chopped fresh cherries, to the delicate and smooth vanilla cream cheese frosting, to the cherry on top of an already one of the top cherry desserts and you've got yourself an amazing dessert. Veena is the author of three blogs - Veena Azmanov, Cake Decorating Tutorials, and East Indian Recipes.She writes about cooking, baking, desserts, and cake decorating. Add another one-third of the flour, the remaining buttermilk, then the remaining flour. I used medium speed since it didn’t say. I’ve also been working really hard lately on the back end of the site, trying to make it more user-friendly and clean looking (unlike my house right now!). Oh wow, these look divine!! The fondant is now colored and consistent throughout. Add half the sugar and fresh cream. Here you will find easy, fast and family friendly recipes. Because this recipe uses buttermilk instead of whole milk, I thought that using a little baking soda would be the best way to make these cakes a bit fluffier (since baking soda reacts with the acidic buttermilk and aerates the batter). I can’t get enough of the fresh cherries! Log in. This can take anywhere from 5-15 minutes. Never open the oven during baking - no peeking. Make sure the ingredients are all at room temperature. Occasionally I get crazy with a good marble cake, but I’ve never really liked these crazy fruit-flavored cakes. Visit Taste and Tell’s profile on Pinterest. Gorgeous cupcakes btw..will make them for a dinner party I am hosting. Sour cherries have an incredibly short season in most of the country, appearing only for a few weeks between June and August, depending on the region. Beat in the salt and the almond extract, then turn the mixer to medium-high and beat until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. And as I took a bite, I knew that I couldn’t wait to share them. The first time I baked these, I followed the recipe to the T. The almond flavor was wonderfully aromatic, but the cake was a little too dense and it did not rise like a typical cupcake. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes. Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate. Set the mixer aside and switch to mixing with a spatula. It’s a beautiful book with gorgeous photographs and detailed instructions. Place in a piping bag and pipe onto the cooled cupcakes and enjoy! To make the stems, dye a small amount of fondant brown and roll into a thin “snake”.