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All ingredients are to be at room temperature
Serves: 12 Twinkies
  • ½ Recipe American Buttercream
  • Eggs Large 2 (100g)
  • Granulated Sugar ¾ cup (150g)
  • Whole Milk ½ cup (120ml)
  • Unsalted Butter 4 Tablespoons (56g)
  • Vanilla Extract 2 teaspoons (10ml)
  • All Purpose Flour 1 cup (130g)
  • Baking Powder 1 teaspoons (5g)
  • Salt ½ teaspoons (3g)
  1. Combine the eggs and sugar with the whip attachment and whip on high speed whip to ribbon stage, thick and pale colored and is almost 3X from original volume
  2. The eggs will take about 5 minutes to reach the ribbon stage.
  3. In the meantime combine the milk and butter in a microwave safe bowl or on the stove top until the butter is melted
  4. Add the vanilla extract to the milk mixture
  5. By this time the eggs should be ready, add the sifted dry ingredients all at once and mix on low to combine.
  6. Add the hot milk & butter mixture in a steady stream while whipping on low- medium speed (it should take no more than 20 seconds to mix in)
  7. Pour batter ½ way full in each cavity of the Wilton Delectoval Pan
  8. Bake in preheated 350°f oven for about 8- 10 minutes or UNTIL IT'S DONE
  9. Cool Twinkies completely then fill with buttercream as shown in the video.
Twinkies will stay fresh for up to 4 days in an airtight container at room temperature.

Freeze for up to 2 months wrapped well
Recipe by Gretchen's Bakery at