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12th September 2012

Chicken recipes: Captain Crunch Chicken Recipe

One of the easiest and most delicious chicken recipes ever! Yes, captain crunch chicken recipe is considered as the most common and preferable recipe for both children and adults amongst a long list of chicken recipes. Not only captain crunch is for breakfast, but also it is one of the chicken recipes that can be eaten for lunch and dinner as well.

For me, I found out that making captain crunch chicken recipe at home is very easy. In addition, it saves my money and helps me avoid the crowds at restaurants. This following captain crunch chicken recipe is one of my best chicken recipes and I would like to share it with all of you…

Recipe ingredients

To make captain crunch chicken recipe, you will need these following ingredients:

  • 3 cups of captain crunch cerealCaptain crunch chicken recipes
  • 2  cups of corn flakes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cup of milk
  • 1 ½ cup of flour for all purposes
  • 1 table spoon of onion powder
  • 1 table spoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tea spoon of black pepper
  • 3 pounds of chicken breast cut into 1-oz tenders
  • Vegetable oil

Recipe preparations

  1. Crush and grind the captain crunch cereal and corn flakes well in a pan and leave them.
  2. Mix the eggs and the milk well in a bowl and set them aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, put the flour and the garlic powder.how to make chicken recipes
  4. Add the onion powder and the black pepper to the bowl.
  5. Stir them all together and set the bowl aside as well.
  6. Put the chicken pieces in the flour mixture.
  7. Move them around to be well coated with flour.
  8. Remove out the excess flour.
  9. Dip chicken pieces into the egg and milk bowl.
  10. Move them to coat well with the mixture.
  11. Dip chicken pieces into the captain crunch cereal mixture.
  12. Move them to get well coated.
  13. Heat the vegetable oil in a large pan.
  14. Put coated chicken pieces in the hot oil.
  15. Cook chicken pieces for 3-5 minutes or until they get golden brown and well cooked.
  16. Get them out of the oil and serve them immediately.

That’s it :) It’s one of the easiest and simplest chicken recipes which you can make it quickly at your kitchen and your children will love it.

Happy cooking :)

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6th September 2012

Chocolate cupcake recipe

A simple, delicious and easy chocolate cupcake recipe! This is what I kept searching for it for long time. My children are completely fond of eating chocolate cupcakes since they ate such cupcakes at a birthday party. I used to buy chocolate cupcakes for some time then I decided to make my perfect chocolate cupcake at home after finding the best and easiest chocolate cupcake recipe ever!

This is my chocolate cupcake recipe which I rely on for making chocolate cupcakes…

Chocolate cupcake recipe

This chocolate cupcake recipe can be made in 30 minutes; 15 minutes for preparation and the same for cooking. For making this chocolate cupcake recipe, you will need these following ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups of flourHow to follow a chocolate cupcake recipe
  • ½ tea spoon of baking soda
  • 1 table spoon of baking powder
  • 1 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tea spoon of salt
  • 4 table spoons of butter, softened
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tea spoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of milk

Follow this chocolate cupcake recipe step by step

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C.
  2. Prepare 12 hole muffin pan or 24 hole mini muffin pan.
  3. Line the muffin pan with foil liners.
  4. Sift the flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder and cocoa into a large mixing bowl.Simple chocolate cupcake recipe
  5. Set this mixture aside.
  6. In another bowl, mix butter softened and sugar well until they get light and fluffy.
  7. Add the eggs to the mixture one by one, and keep beating with each addition.
  8. Add the vanilla extract to the bowl and stir well.
  9. Add the flour mixture and the milk alternately to the bowl and beat well.
  10. Put two table spoons of the mixture in the muffin cups until they get 2/3 full.
  11. Bake cupcakes for 15 to 20 minutes in the oven or till a toothpick inserted into a cupcake comes out clean.
  12. Leave cupcakes for 10 minutes in order to chill.

Now, you have your chocolate cupcakes. You can leave them plain or you can also try making frosting cupcakes. Just read my post about how to make frosting for cupcakes.

If you want to make your best cupcakes, I advise you to make fondant frosting. You can know more about how to make fondant by reading my fondant recipe as well.

Happy cooking :)

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29th August 2012

How to make cup cakes?

Cup cakes have been widely considered as one of the most common desserts that children and even their parents get excited by such tasty cup cakes. I really enjoy making cupcakes at home for my children. Here is my recipe for cup cakes that can help you learn how to make cup cakes easily at your home.

How to make cup cakes?

Before talking about how to make cup cakes, you should get these following ingredients that you will use in making your cup cakes.How to make cup cakes at home

  • 250 grams of flour
  • 250 grams of sugar
  • 250 grams of unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 table spoon of vanilla extract
  • 4 table spoons of milk
  • 1 packet of instant icing

This is all what you will need to make your cup cakes, let’s move now to how to make cup cakes

Learn how to make cup cakes step by step

  1. Preheat your oven to 180°C.
  2. Put paper cases in a muffin tin.
  3. Put the butter and sugar in a large bowl.
  4. Use your electric whisk to mix the butter and the sugar well until they become very fluffy and light.
  5. Add the eggs one by one; keep beating well before adding the second egg.
  6. Add the flour to the bowl and mix it well with the previous ingredients using a food processor.
  7. Add the vanilla extract to the mixture.
  8. Add the milk gradually until you get the suitable consistency.
  9. Fill the bun cases with this mixture equally as much as you can.
  10. Put cupcakes in the oven.Tips on how to make cup cakes frosting
  11. Bake cupcakes for 20 minutes or until they are done; you can check cupcakes by inserting a cocktail stick in one of them. When it comes out dry, then cup cakes are well cooked.
  12. Get the cupcakes out of the oven and lift them out of the muffin tin.
  13. Leave the cupcakes for 15 minutes to chill on a wire rack.

How to make cup cakes frosting

Personally, I prefer icing or frosting cupcakes. Frosting for cupcakes is one of the best and easiest ways that you can rely on for decorating your cupcakes.

You can read my post about how to make frosting for cupcakes with vanilla and chocolate flavors. They are really easy to make.

If you would like your cupcakes to be the best ever, I advise you to make fondant frosting your choice. You can know more about how to make fondant using my fondant recipe.

Happy Cooking :)

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13th August 2012

How to make frosting for cupcakes?

Frosting for cupcakes is one of the best and easiest ways that you can depend on for decorating your cupcakes. In addition, frosting for cupcakes gives you unlimited options and flavors to choose from. However, I think the most common options are vanilla or chocolate frosting for cupcakes.  Let’s see how to make frosting for cupcakes:

  • Vanilla frosting for cupcakes
  • Chocolate frosting for cupcake

Let’s start with my recipe to make vanilla frosting for cupcakes

· Vanilla frosting for cupcakes

For making a vanilla frosting for cupcakes, you will need these following ingredients:Vanilla frosting for cupcakes

  • 2 cups of softened butter
  • 4 cups of confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 table spoon of milk
  • 1 table spoon of pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ table spoon of salt

· How to make vanilla frosting for cupcakes

  1. Add butter in a large bowl.
  2. Add sugar and salt to the bowl.
  3. Mix butter, salt and sugar well till blended.
  4. Add the vanilla and milk to the bowl.
  5. Keep beating for 5 minutes or until you get a very light and smooth vanilla frosting for cupcakes.

Now, you get your vanilla frosting for cupcakes. Use it for decorating your cupcakes. Read my post about frosting cupcakes to know how to make piping for frosting cupcakes. Let’s move to my recipe for making chocolate frosting for cupcakes…

· Chocolate frosting for cupcakes

To make chocolate frosting for cupcakes, you will need:Chocolate frosting for cupcakes

  • 3 cups of confectioners’ sugar
  • 6 table spoons of cocoa powder
  • 6 table spoons of butter
  • 5 table spoons of milk
  • 1 tea spoon of pure vanilla extract

· How to make chocolate frosting for cupcakes

  1. Put the confectioner’ sugar and the cocoa powder in a bowl.
  2. Mix them well and set the mixture aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter till it become smooth.
  4. Add the butter to the sugar and cocoa mixture gradually.
  5. Add the milk to the mixture and beat.
  6. Add the vanilla extract and keep beating till it becomes fluffy and light.

Now, your chocolate frosting for cupcakes is ready to be used for decorating your cupcakes. These two recipes of frosting for cupcakes are my favorite recipes ever! Just try them. You will really like them!

If you want your cupcakes to look most professional, I recommend you to choose fondant frosting. You can figure out how to make fondant using my fondant recipe.

Happy cooking :)

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1st August 2012

Easy recipe for cupcakes

Cupcakes are delicious and tasty; you probably like eating these tasty cupcakes so here’s a simple and quick recipe for cupcakes in order to make them at home. This perfect recipe for cupcakes will help you make delicious cupcakes yourself. I used to follow this recipe for cupcakes for long and it’s really easy. Let’s start from scratch …

Ingredients of my recipe for cupcakes

You’ll need these following ingredients to make cupcakes:easy recipe for cupcakes

  • 3 cups of flour
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 3 tea spoons of baking powder
  • ½ tea spoon of salt
  • ½ cup of shortening
  • 1 ½ cup of milk
  • 1 tea spoon of vanilla
  • 2 eggs

That’s all what you need for this recipe for cupcakes. Now, let’s see this recipe for cupcakes’ directions. It won’t take more than an hour for making the cupcakes.

My recipe for cupcakes’ directions

  1. Heat your oven to 360 degrees before starting cooking.
  2. Line your cupcakes pans with your paper liners.
  3. Add flour and sugar in a bowl.
  4. Mix the flour and sugar in the bowl, adding the baking powder and the salt till all ingredients are mixed well.
  5. Add milk to the bowl.
  6. Add vanilla and shortening to the bowl and mix them all well.good recipe for cupcakes
  7. Mix eggs in the same bowl and beat for a minute.
  8. Use a spatula to scrape the side of the bowl.
  9. Beat this mixture on high speed for two minutes till all ingredients are mixed well.
  10. Spoon the cupcake batter into your paper liners till they become 2/3 full.
  11. Put them into the oven for 30 minutes or till the toothpick which is inserted in the center comes out from the cupcakes clean.
  12. Leave cupcakes them in pans for 10 minutes till they chill.
  13. Remove cupcakes them from pans and put them on wire racks so that they completely cool down.

Voilà!  Your cupcakes are now ready. As they are now cooled, you can decorate them or make your frosting cupcakes as you desire. For me, I prefer frosting cupcakes; you can read my post about frosting cupcakes and the best recipe for cupcakes’ piping that will help you easily make your delicious frosting cupcakes.

If you want your cupcakes to look most professional, I usually choose fondant frosting. You can learn how to make fondant using my fondant recipe

Happy cooking :)

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