You can get flavor from a lot of things. You’ve probably heard about different dinner dishes that use soda as an ingredient. Well, there are plenty of other things that can use soda as an ingredient as well. Like cupcakes. Cherry Vanilla Coke Cupcakes get their flavor from a popular soda variety. Here’s how you make them.
Cherry Vanilla Coke Cupcake
- 2 1/2 c flour
- 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1 3/4 c sugar
- 10 tbs unsalted sweet cream butter, melted
- 1/2 c milk
- 3 tbs oil
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 c cherry Coke
- 6 large egg whites
Preheat oven to 350F.
In a large mixing bowl whisk together flour, powder, soda, salt, and 1 1/2 cups sugar.
Mix together the melted butter, milk, oil, vanilla, coke, and 3 of the egg whites.
Add into the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
Beat remaining egg whites using a whisk attachment until foamy, add in remaining sugar. beat until stiff peaks form.
Gently fold in 1/2 of the meringue into the batter just until well combined.
Divide batter evenly into cups.
Bake at 350F for 18-20 minutes.
Cool cupcakes in pans on wire rack for 20 minutes before taking out of pan.
- 1 C sweet cream butter softened
- 3 tbs heavy cream
- 2 cups powder sugar, plus 2 more on standby
- 1 tbs vanilla
Cream butter and sugar together.
Add heavy cream if butter and sugar look like little rocks.
Add vanilla and blend until well mixed and peaks form.
If not thick enough add powder sugar. If to thick add more heavy cream.
Pipe onto cooled cupcake and place cherry on top.