BBC Children in Need cupcakes

BBC Children in Need cupcakes

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 12

Bake these cute cakes, designed by Gary Rhodes, Angela Hartnett, Ainsley Harriott and Anjum Anand, to sell in aid of Children in Need

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Can be frozen undecorated
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per cupcake (undecorated)

kcalories
283
protein
5g
carbs
39g
fat
13g
saturates
8g
fibre
0g
sugar
16g
salt
0.57g

Ingredients

  • 350g plain flour
  • 85g golden caster sugar
  • 85g light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • zest 2 lemons or small oranges
  • 2 eggs
  • 284ml carton soured cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 100g butter, melted

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/ gas 6. Line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases. Mix the flour, sugars, baking powder and zest. In another bowl, beat the eggs, then stir in the cream, vanilla and butter and pour into the dry ingredients. Stir to mix but don’t overbeat. Spoon into cases.
  2. Bake for 25 mins. Leave to cool in the tin for 5 mins, then turn out and leave to cool completely on a wire rack.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2008

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queenjane21's picture
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TOFFEE APPLE CUP CAKES.... :D

queenjane21's picture
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SAME! The toffee apple cup cakes burst with flavour!! i gave some to my brother and he says i should give him the recipe! A WINNER!

xminixmex's picture

Oh My Days!!!!!
The toffee apple cup cakes are a winner!
I have just made some following the above recipe and I have literally died and gone to heaven!
Thanks Gary Rhodes!
xx

abigail's picture
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Tried this at home and it turned out very stodgy but the decoration ideas are good. Would probably make a basic sponge cake recipe next time before using these decorating ideas.

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