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Bellini Cupcakes Recipe

Bellini Cupcakes
Bellini Cupcakes
Bellini cupcakes are a fun mix of peach and champagne.

Cupcake recipe

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Cake ingredients

  • 1 ½ c all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 c sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 egg whites
  • ⅓ c champagne
  • 2 tbs peach schnapps
  • 1 small peach, peeled and diced

Frosting ingredients

  • ¾ stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 c powdered sugar
  • 3 tbs champagne
  • 1 tsp peach schnapps
  • 1-2 drops of red food coloring, if desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F. Grease a 12 capacity muffin tin or line the holes with paper cases.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the vanilla, then beat in the egg whites one at a time.
  5. Mix the champagne and schnapps together.
  6. Gradually add flour mix in 3 additions, alternating with the champagne mix in 2 additions, ending with the flour mixture.
  7. Gently stir in the peaches. Do not over mix.
  8. Spoon the mixture into prepared muffin tin.
  9. Bake for 22 to 30 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  10. To make the frosting, beat the butter until it is pale and fluffy. Add the vanilla.
  11. Add powdered sugar in one cup increments, then add the champagne, peach schnapps and food coloring. Beat until light and fluffy.
  12. Pipe the frosting onto the fully cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.