Honey Castella Cupcakes With Honeycomb Frosting ♡

Hello Everybody~

Today I decided to post a recipe of a twist on one of my favorite cake, Castella. Castella is basically a japanese sponge cake made with egg, sugar, flour and sirup or in this case honey. These cupcakes are really moist and actually pretty easy to make. I decided to top the cupcakes with just some whipping cream and some homemade honeycomb. (*°▽°*)

 

Recipes:

Prep time: 25 min.                                                                                                                                               Makes: 24 cakes. 

 

Cupcakes:

4 eggs

100g sugar

40g honey

1 tsp vanilla extract

120g cake flour

3 tbsp milk

30g butter

 

Frosting and Honeycomb:

Whipping cream + Honey to taste

1 and 1/4 tbsp Honey

2 and 1/2 tbsp Sugar

♡ 1/2 tsp baking soda

 

 

 

Instruction:

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  1. Measure out and get the ingredients that you need ready.

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2. Separate the egg white and egg yolk. Then beat the egg white till it forms a foamy consistency then gradually add 60g of sugar in small steps. Until it formes soft peaks.

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4. In a separate bowl with the egg yolks add the rest of the sugar, vanilla extract and honey.

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Then mix it until it turns into a pale yellow color.

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5. Ad a little of the egg white/ meringue into the egg yolk mixture to “introduce” it. This is an important step to make the fluffy airy meringue, and keep the mixture fluffy.

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6. Gently fold in the rest of the meringue mixture.

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7. Fold in the flour. Careful to not over mix and break the air.

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8. Line your cupcake tins.ヽ(・∀・)ノ

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And almost completely fill the tins.

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9. Then bake the cupcakes at 170C or 338F for about 15-17 min or until the top turn into a golden color. (ω)

 

 

☆ Honeycomb ☆

  1. Important: to have a baking tin or anything lined with parchment paper beforehand!
  2. Put the sugar and honey into a sauce pan.
  3. Melt the sugar and honey together until it turns into a light brown color.
  4. Add the baking soda quickly mix it together then pour it unto the parchment paper and let it harden. (Remember to NEVER touch melted hot sugar!)

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Then you can break it into small pieces and either add it into your whipping cream or just put it on top.

 

 

💖ENJOY!💖

 

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“What is your favorite type of cake?”

Stay tuned for our next blog post! ^^

-Jouls <3

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2 thoughts on “Honey Castella Cupcakes With Honeycomb Frosting ♡

  1. Yummy! I love looking at beaten egg whites – something so satisfying about it.
    The honeycomb would never make it to topping because I would likely gobble them up! 😉

    1. Haha it’s pretty difficult not to snack on the honeycomb , but I need to watch my diet from now on, as summer is coming up ^_^

      -Jouls <3

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