Life and Religion
|Cooking with craft beer|
|Brew up a batch of yummy cupcakes|
|Published Thursday, April 24, 2014|
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup Samuel Adams Boston Lager
1/2 teaspoon salt
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda in a medium bowl. Beat together butter, sugar and cocoa powder in a large mixing bowl. Add in eggs and mix until thoroughly combined. Slowly incorporate dry ingredients until well combined. Pour in water and beer and finish by adding salt. Stir until mixture is smooth and there are no lumps.
3. Line a cupcake tin with cupcake liners. Pour approximately 3 to 4 oz into each cupcake. Bake in oven at 325 degrees for approximately 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Ingredients for Buttercream Frosting:
3 cups confectioners' sugar
1 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon whipping cream
2 tablespoons Samuel Adams Boston Lager
1. In a standing mixer, whisk together sugar and butter. Mix on low speed until well blended and then increase speed to medium and beat for another 3 minutes.