Xmas Tree Cup Cake

When we think of Christmas the first thing comes to our mind is the xmas tree. This xmas starts with an edible xmas cup cake tree.

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Ingredients

All Purpose Flour – 2 cup

Baking Soda – ½ tsp

Baking powder – 1 tsp

Egg – 2

Milk – ½ cup

Butter (unsalted) – 4 tsp

White Sugar – 1 cup

Vanilla Extract – ½ tsp

Coco powder – 1 1/2  tsp

Ice cream cone -3

Cake sprinkles – few

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Method

Preheat the oven to 180 degree.

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, coco powder and mix well.

In a bowl mix sugar butter and beat with an electric mixer till it becomes light and fluffy. Add the eggs and beat the mixture again then add Vanilla.

To this mixture add the dry mixture adding milk and beat well.

Fill the mixture to  cups upto 3/4 and bake for 20 mints or till it is cooked. To check if the cake is cooked insert a toothpick into the cake and if the pick comes out clean the cake is ready.

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Butter Cream frosting

Ingredients

Butter – 300 g

Icing sugar – 600 g

Vanilla extract – ½ tsp

Food Colour – few drops

Method

Beat the icing sugar and butter together adding vanilla extract till it becomes smooth.

Method for Cup cake tree

Take the white frosting and pipe it on top of the cup cakes.

Place the ice cream cone on top the cake.

Take half of the frosting and mix with green food colour.

Fill the green icing in a piping bag and with the star nozzle pipe the ice cream cone.

Put the sprinkles on the top the tree.