Top 5 Cupcake Recipes #NationalCupcakeWeek

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Did you know that it’s National Cupcake Week?

Not that we need an excuse to make cakes, but here are our Top Five Cupcake Recipes from a range of fantastic food bloggers!

Make a nice cup of tea and enjoy!

Bourbon Biscuit Cupcakes

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We’re obsessed with this creative cupcake recipe – biscuits AND cupcakes, what more could you want?

 What you need:

  • 100g butter
  • 100g sugar
  • 2 x free range eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 12 Bourbon biscuits
  • Wilton ready to decorate icing in a can (white)
  • chocolate sprinkles

To view the full recipe head over to Miss Mamo’s World.

Chocolate and Chili Cupcakes 

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Yet again another creative recipe, who would of thought that chili and chocolate would go together so well?

What you will need:

  • 150 grams plain flour
  • 3/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 90 grams granulated sugar
  • 90 grams soft light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp hot chili powder or more, to taste!
  • 30 grams cocoa powder
  • 115 ml water
  • 60 grams unsalted butter
  • 75 ml full fat milk
  • 1/2 tsp distilled white vinegar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp Madagascar bourbon vanilla bean paste
  • 400 grams chocolate fudge frosting (I used Betty Crocker)
  • crushed chilli flakes to decorate

To view the full recipe head over to Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diary.

Key Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Unique idea for a cupcake – great idea if you want to make something a little bit different!

What you will need:

  • 140g unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 285g golden caster sugar
  • 120ml sour cream
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 170g self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • 55g ground almonds
  • Finley grated zest of 1 lime
  •  Juice of 1 lime
  • 110g unsalted butter
  • 110g cream cheese
  • 450g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of pavlova magic

To view the full recipe head over to Culinary Travels.

Super Mario Cupcakes

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Love this idea – and a great hit with the kids!

What you will need:

  • 4 0z butter
  • 4oz caster sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 0z self raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 oz unsalted butter
  • 4 0z cream cheese
  • 12 0z icing sugar
  • ready roll icing red icing and ready roll white icing

To view the full recipe head over to Mummy Be Beautiful.

Mini Black Forest Inspired Cakes

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The taste and luxury of a big chocolate cake but in a teeny, tiny form.

What you will need:

  • 100g butter or baking fat
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 100g self raising flour (sieved)
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder (sieved)

To view the full recipe head over to Garden, Tea, Cakes and Me.

 

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