Cream Filled Cupcakes
This is an easy method to make cream filled cupcakes. They are so
delicious, it is one of our favorites at our house.
How to Add Cream Filling to your Cupcakes
chocolate cake mix or homemade chocolate cake batter
Prepare cake mix according to package directions. Fill greased or
muffin lined muffin pans with batter. Bake and set aside to cool.
How to Make Filling for Cupcakes
5 Tablespoons all purpose flour
1 ¼ cups milk
1 cup sugar
½ cup butter
1 cup solid shortening (Crisco)
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon butter extract, optional
In a saucepan, cook together flour and milk. Stir constantly until
thickened. Set aside to cool completely.
Cream together sugar, butter and shortening.
Add milk mixture, vanilla and butter extract.
Beat well for 10-12 minutes.
How to Fill Cream Cupcakes
Fill a pastry bag with a number #21 tip or a large writing tip. Fill
bag with cream filling.
Insert tip of pastry bag in top of cupcake and squeeze filling
inside the cupcake. Once you see the filling come to the top you can
Frost cupcakes however you'd like.
Another Method of Filling with Cream
You can also cut out a small triangle with a knife on the top of
your cupcake. Fill with filling and replace with piece of cake.