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2 blackberry cupcakes on a surface

Blackberry Cupcakes

Basic vanilla cupcakes garnished with blackberry cream and filled with blackberry preserve.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cupcakes

Ingredients
  

  • cups (175 grams) flour
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 stick (100 grams) butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk

Ingredients for the filling:

  • 1 cup blackberry preserve

Ingredients for frosting:

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon blackberries preserve
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For garnish:

  • Fresh blackberries

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F fan.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, salt, vanilla, milk and melted butter to a unify batter.
  • Sift in the flour and baking powder. Mix until unified again.
  • Pour the batter into the cupcake paper cases up to ¾ height - the cakes will grow in the oven.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until golden.
  • Cool the cupcakes at room temperature.
  • With a teaspoon, create holes in each cupcake center.
  • Fill the holes with the filling.
  • Make the cream: whip all frosting ingredients together to a unify cream with stiff peaks.
  • Pipe the cream on top of the filled cupcakes with a star nozzle or any other nozzle that you choose.
  • Garnish each cupcake with fresh blackberry on top.
  • Dig in!