Pink Pig Vanilla Maple Cupcakes: Pink Pig Vanilla Cupcake with Maple Syrup Buttercream Frosting

I made these right after Jason’s bday, some people couldn’t eat that cake as it had bacon in it -_- 
These are Vanilla cupcakes with pink pig sprinkles topped with maple syrup buttercream frosting. 

Ingredients
Pink Pink Vanilla Cupcake:

  • Flour – 110gm 
  • Sugar – 100gm 
  • Butter – 100gm
  • Eggs – 2 large
  • Vanilla Extract – 1 teaspoon
  • Baking Powder – 1 teaspoon 
  • Milk – 80ml
  • Pink Pig Sprinkles – handful ( I bought these from KL Confections on etsy )

Maple Syrup Buttercream Frosting

  • Butter – 100gm
  • Icing Sugar – 200-250gm 
  • Maple syrup – 2 tablespoons
  • Milk – a dash

Method
Pink Pig Vanilla Cupcakes:

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line the muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • Cream the butter and sugar, Add in one egg at a time and beat well. 
  • Add in the vanilla extract.
  • Sift in the baking powder and the flour and mix well.
  • Add in the milk and mix until completely incorporated. 
  • Fold in the pink pig sprinkles into the batter. Fill the cupcake liners to about 2/3rd or use an ice cream scoop for extract amount. 
  • Bake for about 18-20 minutes. Check to see if the cupcakes are baked completely using a tooth pick or a skewer. Once baked, let it cool on a cooling rack.

Maple Syrup Buttercream Frosting:

  • Cream the butter until light, fluffy and pale. 
  • Add the icing sugar in small batches.
  • Beat in the maple syrup. Add a dash of milk for the smoothness. 

Once the cupcakes are cooled, frost the cupcakes and sprinkle few more pink pig sprinkles. Voila!!! 

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