Friday, 21 March 2014

Eggless Strawberry Cupcakes



I am not a fan of rich butter cream frosting on my cakes and I always prefer to have a simple plain cake with my cup of tea. These eggless cupcakes are really easy to make and not too rich and sweet. They make the perfect guilt free teatime treat.

Simple easy and simply decadent eggless strawberry cupcakes that make any teatime special.

Ingredients:

Dry Ingredients:

1.75 cups plain flour
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup Nesquick strawberry flavour milkshake powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
6 strawberries hulled and diced.

Wet Ingredients:

1/3 cup  sunflower oil
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Method:

1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C/ 375 degrees F
2. In a bowl add the sugar and Nesquick powder and mix together.
3. In the same bowl sieve together the flour, salt, baking powder and bicarbonate powder.
4. Fold the flour and sugar together.
5. In a jug add the water, oil, apple cider vinegar and the vanilla essence and whisk together.
6. Fold the wet ingredients into the dry gently.Fold in the chopped strawberries.
7. Spoon the mixture into cup cake liners and bake the cakes for 15-18 minutes until golden brown. You can check if the cakes are cooked by inserting a skewer into the centre of the cake , if it comes out clean cakes are baked.
8. Remove cakes from oven and transfer them to a wire cooling rack.


NB-This recipe is using American size cups later I will update it with grams and oz.






57 comments:

  1. These look lovely, I love the cake holders too!

    Corinne x
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    1. Corrine they are really pretty aren't they I like them too, bought them at Cake International .

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  2. I have always wanted to know how to make eggless cupcakes ... this recipe is bookmarked!! They look delicious by the way :)

    Georgie xx

    Life in Loafers

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    1. Georgie I hope you enjoy making them now.

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  3. I am also not a big fan if of excessive buttercream and so these are just my kind of fairy cakes!

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  4. Eggless cupcakes ... I know just who to give this recipe to. Thanks so much for sharing! :)

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  5. They look delicious, i'll definitely be trying the recipe!

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    1. Graeme do drop back feed back as to how you enjoyed the recipe once you try it.

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  6. I never would have thought of Nesquick in a baking recipe. This is interesting, along with the apple cider vinegar, due to the lack of frosting. As I am on Weight Watchers I appreciate these kind of recipes. Alana from the UBC.

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    1. Definitely healthier, nesquick adds nice strawberry scent to the cakes.

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  7. These look gorgeous. I wouldn't be able to resist a bit of decoration.

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    1. Hollie yes I agree , it does look pretty.

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  8. Great idea for Mother's Day thanks!

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  9. probably not my thing with an allergy to strawberries and a deep aversion to nesquick! But, they look very cute and were it not for the strawberry allergy I might try to find a way to make them without the nesquick...

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    1. Fiona, you can leave out the Nesquick and substitute it the same amount of sugar .Also omit the strawberries and replace it with peaches or some other soft fruit or leave the fruit out all together.

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  10. Look lovely! Great for people who are egg intolerant.

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  11. Gosh I didn't even know Nesquik milkshake was around any more - a relic from my childhood ;-) Some of the lightest cakes I've made have been eggless ones - not sure why I don't make them more often.

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    1. I would love to know what ingredients you use I am always looking for new eggless recipes to make.

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  12. Aww these look lovely and yummy. I'm no good when it comes to baking but will have to give these a go! Great blog BTW xox

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  13. This looks really delicious. I've never made eggless cakes before.

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  14. These look very tasty. I would frost them with vanilla! Yum!

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  15. Lovely looking cakes and such pretty styling.

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  16. Great cupcakes Nayna! They must be super tasty, can't wait for sweet strawberries from the field so I can bake some of your lovely cupcakes!

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  17. I've never made eggless cupcakes before (as I've never needed to...) but these sound interesting. I try to only bake with whole wheat flour and minimal sugar, so I'm not sure these would work out for me, but definitely something to bookmark should I ever need to make eggless ones for something.

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  19. Oh good recipe for me to try on Graham!

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  20. Would never have thought of Nesquick!! They sound tasty too.

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  21. This is a perfect delight for vegan and looks really scrumptious

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  22. Another great bake Nayna!
    Janie x

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  23. Whilst I love buttercream, cupcake always seem far too naughty to choose for tea. These are perfect as, I love the idea of the addition of nesquick. GG

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  24. I rarely put a topping on cupcakes because if I do the kids eat the topping but not the cake! With no topping, they love the cake! These sound delicious and would make a lovely change from my usual plain sponge.

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  25. I bit different to my standard cupcake recipe but it sounds interesting and it looks great

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  26. I am not a huge fan of loads of buttercream either, so these are great.

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  27. These look amazing! I love strawberry flavoured things but not strawberries themselves, weird I know :) looking forward to the update so I can recreate these using Grammes as measurement:)

    Gemma
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  28. This is FAB!! I hardly ever have eggs in now, what with the bump and all, so this is getting bookmarked right now. thanks!
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  29. These look gorgeous. Would not have thought to add nesquik in cakes, or anything other than milk. Must have enhanced the strawberry flavour.

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  30. Planning on following this recipe this afternoon!

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  31. I've never really thought of using Nesquik in cooking - these sound lovely x

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  32. I'd never have thought these were eggless from looking at them, what a great alternative for those with egg intolerances.
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  33. I love the look of these, I can imagine they taste rally fruity. I love you photography too.

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  34. These are lovely! I followed this recipe!

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  35. I can't believe I have finally found an eggless cupcake recipe x x

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  36. Lovely cup cakes and very nice presentation ..

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  37. Eggless strawberry cupcakes look great. I have been looking for an easy to follow recipe for making cupcakes and I will book mark this to try soon.

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  38. Very adorable mould liners, cuppies looks fabulous and very spongy.

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  39. look good and easy to make!

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  40. These look as light as air. Beautiful.

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  41. I made these on Friday night and they were absolutely gorgeous. Thank you xxx

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  42. These look fantastic - can't imagine making cakes without eggs in though. I personally don't like strawberry flavouring, so these wouldn't suit me, but would be interested to try another flavour which can be made without egg.

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  43. These look so delicious! Love the cupcake cases - they're very pretty :)

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  44. THese look very nice, I must give them a try

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