Sep 16, 2012

HAPPY 1st ANNIVERSARY TO ''YUMMY DELIGHTS'' !!!


I still can't believe that 1 year is over after I started blogging (Sep 15, 2011)! It was a thrilling experience to be in the Bloggers World :) I want to thank my family and friends for all the encouragement they have given me. I am really grateful to all my 223 blogger friends for their immense support through their lovely comments, awards and event participation!! Hubby was the one who gave me the confidence to start my own blog & criticized my cooking experiments :) My brother, sister & best friend were the ones who criticized in my food photographs, giving me the best suggestions and support to move forward with more perfection. And last but not the least I thank all my 926 Facebook fans for their support too :) Thanks a million to each and every one of you and I'm hoping that you all will keep on encouraging me :) Given below are some of the major happenings:
As part of my Blogoversary celebration, I made a special cupcake that I got inspired to make when I once had from ''Cupcake Royal'' :) It was so so YUM!! Eventhough I couldn't beat them, I've tried to make something similar ;) Hope you all will love this!!

Total Time....1 hr (Prep - 10 min, Cook- 35 min, Inactive-15 min)
Yield..............5 to 6 cupcakes
Level.............Easy

Ingredients for the Chocolate Cupcake
  • 1 3/4 cup All purpose flour(Maida)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Cocoa powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 2 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven at degrees 350 degrees F(175 degrees C).
  2. Sieve flour, baking powder and baking soda together.
  3. Take a large bowl and mix butter and sugar thoroughly. Then add eggs and whisk.
  4. Make a solution of cocoa powder and milk. Mix in this solution and flour alternatively.
  5. Add vanilla essence, oil and salt. Mix everything thouroughly.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 min.
Ingredients for the Caramel Sauce
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
Directions:
  1. Beat all ingredients and heat in a shallow pan & stir till it boils and become thick.
  2. Allow it to cool.
Ingredients for the Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 8 oz Cream cheese
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Caramel sauce (Prepare as shown above)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla essence
  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups Powdered sugar
Directions
  1. Whisk butter and sugar well. Then mix in caramel sauce.
  2. Add cream cheese, vanilla and whisk thoroughly.
  3. Frost & decorate the cupcakes once they are completely cooled.

25 comments:

DivyaGCP said...

Congrats on the first blog-anniversary.. It is nice to see you list out all the first of the blogs.. Perfect yummy cake to celebrate the occasion.

Hema said...

Congrats dear, looking forward to many more years of happy blogging, the cup cakes look superb..

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

wow Congrats Teena, nice to see your all firsts in the blogging... happy blogging dear... n cake looks so yumm n lovely...
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Mélange said...

Congrats and happy Bday wishes to Yummy Delights...The cupcakes rock !

Suja Manoj said...

Perfect way to celebrate,congrats..keep rocking!

Veena Theagarajan said...

Congrats for ur first anniversary! This cup cake so yummy
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Shweta in the Kitchen said...

Congratulations dear on your blogs first anniversary :) for this one & many more like this.

Caramel cupcakes look very inviting


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Torviewtoronto said...

deliciously done
congrats

WeR SAHM said...

congrats on your blog anniversary and happy blogging... cake looks delicious and very attractive ...

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Vimitha Anand said...

Happy birthday to ur bloggy... The cupcakes look so cute and inviting

Ambreen (Simply Sweet 'n Savory) said...

Congratulations Teena! These cupcakes look wonderful.

Meg's Delicious Adventures said...

Congrats Teena and love those yummy cupcakes.

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PT said...

congrats teena :)

Priya said...

Congrats and wishing u many more years of blogging..Yummy cupcakes.

Farah Saleem azeez said...

yay! happy anniversary!:) cupcakes look delish!

Ridwan's kitchen/Asian spice mix said...

Happy blogerversary,,,,perfect yummy cupcakes to celebrate :)

Kit @ i-lostinausten said...

Happy bloggerversary dear & what lovely cupcakes to celebrate this awesome event with! :)

Julie said...

Congrats Teena on your blog's birthday..Wishing many more birthdays!!
Yummy cupcakes,looks delish!!
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Divya Pramil said...

Wow dear congrats!! Wish your blog many more anniversaries and keep rocking as always..Nice write-up dear :)
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divya said...

Wow yummy yum!! Loved the preparation :)u have wonderful blog..love to follow u..

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Congrats...Yummy cupcakes...Looks very tempting and perfect for celebration...

Chitra said...

congrats. wish u many more anniv to come :) great recipes !1

radha said...

Congratulations. And keep them coming!

Amy said...

Congratulations on your milestone!!Hope to see more achievements & new more recipes this year!!
I am happy to see that first awards are from Food Corner,thanks for mentioning....
Cupcakes are delicious!!
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