Brown Sugar-Frosted Cupcakes

We generously frosted 2 dozen cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting. Freeze any extra unfrosted cupcakes.

Yield:

3 dozen

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Ingredients

1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
3 cups cake flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Beat shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to shortening mixture alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Beat at low speed until blended after each addition. Stir in extracts. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin pans, filling them half full.

Bake at 375° for 20 minutes. Remove and cool on wire racks. Spread with Brown Sugar Frosting.

Note:

May 2006