STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Cheers to cupcakes!
Tiffini Soforenko of Yummy Cupcakes visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to share their new cocktail cupcakes!
Yummy Cupcakes is a Los Angeles-based gourmet cupcake bakeshop that offers an extensive line of cupcakes and specialty cupcake treats.
The new cocktail cupcakes include three new flavors:
- Mudslide – Coffee infused chocolate cupcake baked with a “shot” of Irish Cream, centered with whipped cream, frosted with a coffee buttercream, sprinkled with chocolate cookie crumble
- Maker’s Mark® Bourbon Apple Pie – Spiced cupcake studded with Maker’s Mark whiskey soaked fresh apples, frosted with an apple buttercream
- Spiked Lemon Tart Bar – Lemon cupcake baked with a shot of vodka on a buttery graham cracker base, filled with vodka spiked fresh lemon curd, frosted with a spiked tart lemon buttercream, topped with crushed graham crackers
Lemon Tart Bar Buttercream
1/2 lb soft unsalted butter
7 C powdered sugar
1/2 C lemon juice
1/2 TBL plus 1/2 tsp lemon extract
1 TBL Vodka
1/4 tsp salt
Put in mixer bowl
Add 4 cups powdered sugar
Add ½ of the liquid
Cream all together
Gradually add in the remaining powdered sugar,
one cup at a time , alternating with the remaining liquid
Buttercream is done if you get soft peaks.
Do not add any milk.
Lemon Tart Bar Cupcakes
1/2 lb unsalted butter
2 C sugar
1 TBS Vodka
1/8 C lemon juice
2 2/3 C all purpose flour
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/8 tsp baking powder
1 tsp lemon extract
1 TBL lemon zest
Cream butter and sugar and eggs
Scrape down sides of bowl
Combine dry ingredients
Add dry ingredients and liquids in thirds
Stir in lemon zest
Scoop onto a graham cracker crumb base (see recipe)