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Spicy Christmas Cupcake Recipe

This Christmas Cupcake Recipe makes cupcakes which are a fantastic blend of ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and golden syrup.

Add to this a couple of tablespoons of fruit mince (or mincemeat) and you have a cupcake that is perfect for Christmas.

When teamed up with brandy buttercream, these are wonderful light and tasty Christmas cupcakes

Prep Time

Cooking Time

Servings

Difficulty

15 minutes

25 minutes

18

Medium

Ingredients:

  • 3 1/2oz (110g) brown sugar
  • 2 1/2oz (75g) all-purpose (plain) flour
  • 2 1/2oz (75g) self-raising flour

  • 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 3oz (90g) butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 fl oz (60 ml) buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 tbsp fruit mince (mincemeat)

Preparation:

  • Preheat oven to 350F (170C).
  • Line cupcake pans with cupcake liners.
  • Sift all dry ingredients together into mixing bowl and gently combine.
  • Add buttermilk, egg, butter and golden syrup and beat on low speed until ingredients are combined. Increase sped and beat until mixture changes to a paler color.
  • Fold in fruit mince (mincemeat).
  • Spoon mixture into paper cases.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes.
  • Let spice cupcakes cool completely before frosting with brandy buttercream or dust with icing sugar.


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