Mar 8, 2013

Pineapple Curd Cupcakes

Pineapple flavoured cupcakes with pineapple curd filling and cream cheese frosting!

Total Time......44 min (Prep - 20 min, Bake- 24 min)  
Yield...............16 cupcakes
Level..............Easy


Ingredients for the pineapple curd 
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Pineapple juice(**strained) 
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Corn starch
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
Directions:
  1. Beat egg yolks, sugar and butter thoroughly.
  2. Mix in pineapple juice, cornstarch and lime juice.
  3. Take a shallow pan & transfer the contents. Place on a medium flame & keep stirring till you obtain a slightly thick consistency. Turn off the flame and allow it to cool.
** Grind pineapple slices with 1/4 cup of water and separate the juice using a strainer.
Ingredients for the cupcakes
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour(Maida)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tsp Pineapple extract
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt 
  • Cupcake liners
  • Cupcake baking tray
  • Pineapple slices for decoration

Directions:
  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees F(176.67 degrees C).
  2. Take a bowl and whisk eggs, butter and sugar thoroughly.
  3. Mix in flour, baking powder and salt. Combine well by adding milk in between.
  4. Add  pineapple extract and mix everything thoroughly.
  5. Take cupcake tray and place the liners. Pour batter in each liners till 3/4th full.
  6. Bake for 22 to 24 min. Insert a tooth pick or a skewer. If it comes out clean, your cake is ready! Allow it to cool and then frost.

Ingredients for the cream cheese frosting
  • 8 oz Cream cheese 
  • 4 tbsp Butter 
  • 3 to 4 cups confectioners(powdered) Sugar 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Directions
  1. Combine cream cheese, butter and vanilla extract in an electric mixer. Add powdered sugar & beat thoroughly.
  2. Take the cooled cupcake. Scoop out the middle portion (3/4th deep) with a pointed knife and fill with pineapple curd. Place the top of the scooped portion back, to seal it.
  3. Start frosting the cake and decorate it with pineapple slices.

29 comments:

DivyaGCP said...

Beautiful cupcakes with refreshing tropical flavor.. Looks yum!!

Divya Shivaraman said...

Lovely little cups of treat

Love to Experiment said...

Beautiful cupcakes. I like baking cupcakes with surprises inside too.. The idea of pineapple curd is very new to me. Should try it myself.

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Wer SAHM said...

delicious curd cupcakes...lokks yum yuum

Shabbu said...

Cute and yummy cupcakes..will try for my kids..

Priya Suresh said...

Super cute and very attractive cupcakes,love to have some.

Kitchen Queen said...

Color n presentation is awesome. Taste is too I guess.

Rafeeda AR said...

lovely cupcakes... especially the oozing curd... wow...

Latha Madhusudhan said...

super love this.

divya said...

Gorgeous presentation, dear...looks so tempting!

Veena Theagarajan said...

love it.. very creamy

Rinku Naveen said...

Lovely cup cakes!

Julie said...

loved the mosit n soft texture,Teena..Yummy frosting as well!!
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Maha Gadde said...

so cute cup cakes....yummy

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Priya R said...

These cupcakes are so adorable :) i remember seeing them in facebook :) thanks for visiting me and so happy to follow you dear, you sure have one lovely blog

Top Cuisine avec Lavi said...

Looks amazing! the recipe is great! Yummy!

Priya said...

Those cupcakes look perfect Teena :) Lovely pics too.

Manju said...

I love any posts related to cakes...these looks so pretty and cute! I bet the flavor combo was awesome as well.

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Ruxana Gafoor said...

yummy curd cupcakes...following you..do visit my blog when you are free...

Turmeric n Spice said...

love cup cakes and pineapple ! I love the color and it looks amazing

Gayathri Ramanan said...

lovely cup cakes..looks delicious
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Sona - Quick Picks said...

loved the mild colour combo..nice clicks..the cupckaes luks soo cute.

Mélange said...

Wow..looks absolutely delicious.I am a cupcake savvy..Your icing as well looks perfect..

Shobha said...

Love the colour of these delicious cup cakes..

Asiya Omar said...

Wow!Looks yum..

Julie said...

looks tempting and very delicious..loved the curd filling,I too have a pineapple post in drafts..will post soon:)

DeepthiDigvijay said...

looking yummy!!!
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Mina Joshi said...

The cakes look heavenly!! Can I have mine with a cup of tea please?

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