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Cooking With Kids – Bake Delicious Cupcakes From Scratch

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Spending time in the kitchen together can be a very exciting experience for you and your children. Make your little ones a part of your kitchen activities, encouraging them to cupcake1 300x1991 e1364475056296 Cooking With Kids – Bake Delicious Cupcakes From Scratchparticipate in preparing foods that are easy and fun to work on at the same time. It will not only be a way for you to spend more time with your kids but will also give you the chance to teach them the importance of teamwork and sharing responsibility.

‘I don’t like delicious cupcakes’ – said no kid ever! Baking cupcakes is an excellent idea if you want your kids to be a part of your cooking endeavors. You can bake yummy and delicious cupcakes from scratch with this amazingly easy recipe.

INGREDIENTS (FOR AROUND 12 CUPCAKES)

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Castor sugar – 10 tbsp (heaped)

Baking powder – 1 tbsp (leveled)

Unsalted butter – 3/4th cup (softened)

Vanilla extract – 1 tsp

Oil – 2 tbsp

Milk – 1/4th cup

Eggs – 2

EQUIPMENT YOU WILL NEED

Muffin tray

A hand or electric mixture

Plastic spatula

1 large bowl

Cupcake liners

PROCEDURE

1- Start the procedure by creaming softened butter and sugar together. Add oil and mix well.

2- Add vanilla extract, eggs and baking powder one by one into the creamed butter and sugar mixture one at a time and keep mixing with the help of an electric or hand mixer. You can get your kids involved by making one of them incorporate the ingredients and telling the other to do the mixing. Remember, the main purpose of this activity is to teach your kids the importance of teamwork and mutual cooperation.4936335864 5af6bebef6 m Cooking With Kids – Bake Delicious Cupcakes From Scratch

3- Once all the wet ingredients are combined, keep the mixture aside. With the help of a plastic or silicone spatula, add flour in the mixture 1 tbsp at a time and stir well.

4- Once the flour is well-combined with the other ingredients, add milk and mix well again. Make sure, however, that you do not over-mix the batter.

5- Preheat oven to 170 C.5007715539 519ec6ebe8 m Cooking With Kids – Bake Delicious Cupcakes From Scratch

6- Ask your kids to line the muffin tray. Let them make the choice of color for the cupcake liners. Make them fill the liners with the batter but be careful that they are not overfilled.

7- Place muffin tray in the oven for 20-25 minutes. To see if the cupcakes are done, insert a toothpick in the center of one of the cupcakes. If it comes out clean, your cupcakes are ready!

8- Take muffin tray out of the oven and allow the cupcakes to cool for 5-10 minutes before5007715545 e8c33114cd m Cooking With Kids – Bake Delicious Cupcakes From Scratch setting them on a plate.

Making these cupcakes is, as they say, a piece of cake! They will turn out to be perfectly soft and moist, and your kids are going to love them. You can top them up with your favorite frosting or just serve them plain. Do not forget to save some for your kids’ lunchboxes so that they can wow their friends with their creativity.

Kids can also enjoy unique and refreshing Pakistani drinks during the summer.

Note: All the measurements are given in tablespoons and cups to make it easy for kids to measure the ingredients by themselves for delicious cupcakes. Make sure that your little chefs wear aprons so that their clothes do not get stained while cooking.  

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