I set out on a cupcake adventure, best date night ever. I love a good Twix candy bar every once and a while. So we set out to make cupcakes that tasted just like a Twix. My roommates call me a cake snob because I like to make everything from scratch, I think it just tastes better.
This is an intense recipe but it was fun to make with somebody else. These are very delicious and a little bit rich, but you just can not stop eating them. I delivered them to some neighbor girls and they loved them. So here is the
1 cup of the butter, salt, sugar, and vanilla together until thoroughly
combined. Refrain from eating this. It’ll totally mess up your ratios.
Add the flour and blend until the mixture resembles moist sand with pieces the
size of peas scattered throughout. If you take a small handful and squeeze it,
the mixture should hold together well.
about a tablespoon and then press it down at the bottom of the cupcake liners.
Put in the oven for 7 minutes and then pull out and let them cool.
hand-held mixer), beat the butter, sugar, and salt on medium speed until light
and fluffy, about 2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
With the mixer running, gradually add the dulce de leche; beat another minute,
until thoroughly incorporated. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after
each addition, then mix in the oil and vanilla. Reduce the mixer speed to low;
add the dry ingredients in three additions, alternating with the buttermilk and
ending with the dry ingredients. Beat each addition just until incorporated.
filling each cup about two-thirds full. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until a
toothpick inserted into the center of a cupcake, comes out clean. Transfer the
pan to a wire rack to cool.
everything has melted and the mixture comes to a boil.
minutes. The longer you stir the firmer your caramel will be, so don’t stir too
long or you will make a caramel lollipop.
to pipe the mixture into the cupcakes. Make sure that you don’t over-fill the
cupcakes or they will break.
blend together and let cool.
I suggest putting them in the fridge and let everything set up.