- Wipe the bowl of your mixer with white vinegar and wipe
it dry, add egg whites, pinch of salt and beat egg whites until medium
soft peaks are formed, add 1/4 cup sugar an beat until firm but not dry
peaks are formed, scrape the meringue into a small bowl and set aside
- In the same bowl you made the meringue cream butter with sugar until creamy, 5 minutes
- While your butter is creaming sift together flour, baking powder and salt, set aside
- In a small dish combine together milk and yogurt.
- Add egg yolks to the butter and beat well, add vanilla
extract, scrape the bowl and continue beating until smooth and well
- On slow speed alternatively add milk mixture and flour, on low speed beat until smooth
- To the batter add about 1/3 of meringue, fold into the batter until smooth, fold in the remaining meringue
- Fill the prepared muffin pan, about 2/3 full
- Bake for 18-20 minutes
- Remove from the muffin pan and cool the cupcakes on the cooling rack
- In a bowl of your mixer beat room temperature butter until smooth, gradually add powdered sugar and salt. Beat until smooth, gradually add water and then add vanilla.
- Color frosting with desired colors.
- If icing gets little soft while piping you can place it in the fridge to firm up.
- Divide icing, color one part light pink, and rest with dark pink.
- Marble icing: lightly stir two icings together, just until you can still see streaks of dark pink in the icing.
- Fit the piping bag with the petal tip.
- Fill the bag with icing.
- Frost the cupcakes: watch me frost the cupcakes in my video tutorial : Pretty Ruffle Cupcakes Video Tutorial
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