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caramel cupcakes

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Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 30 minutes


12 cupcakes i think

Be prepared to get a bit sticky while making these.

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for the cakes:

  • 1 free range egg -lightly beaten
  • 40g self raising flour
  • 125g plain flour
  • 155ml milk
  • 80g golden syrup
  • 140g butter
  • 100g dark chocolate

for the icing:

  • 2tablespoon hot water
  • 2tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 250g icing sugar
  • 150g softened butter
  • chopped nuts
  • chocolate nuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 170c/340f/gas mark 4 and put the paper cases in the tray.

  2. cakes: Take a small saucepan and add the butter , chocolate , sugar , syrup and milk and stir over a low heat until melted. Leave to cool for 15 minutes.

  3. Take a bowl and sift the plain flour and self raising flour into it. Then add this flour to the caramel mix and stir in the egg. Mix until its just combined.

  4. Spoon the cupcake mix into the tray in equal amounts and bake for 30 minutes. Leave to cool on a cooling rack.

  5. For the topping , beat the butter and sugar together. Combine the cocoa powder and water and add to the buttery mixture. Beat until its all soft and smooth and swirl over the cupcakes. Add chopped nuts and chocolate chips.

  6. Now ENJOY :)

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