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Doughnut cupcakes

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Serves 1 - 12 Cakes

a marraige of 2 sweet classics

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  • 8 oz softened butter plus 3 tbsp melted
  • 8 oz sugar
  • 2 eggs plus 1 yolk
  • 10 oz SR flour
  • 3 1/2 fl oz milk
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 12 tsp strawberry jam (1/2 a jar)
  • 3-4 sugar cubes, crushed


    1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Beat together the softened butter, sugar, eggs, flour, milk and baking powder in a large bowl. Beat together until you have a smooth batter.
    2. Line a 12 hole bun tin with cases. Fill the cases two-thirds full with the batter. Then make a small dip in the batter and add 1 tsp jam into the dip. cover with another tsp of cake batter and repeat for the remaining cupcakes. bake in the oven for 25 mins until risen and cooked through.
    3. Brush some melted butter over each cake then sprinkle with the crushed sugar and serve.

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imbrennan's picture
1st Oct, 2010
Isn't this Emma Lewis's recipe on page 113 of July 2006 Good Food Magazine????
21st Sep, 2013
Yes it is, I have the recipe in front of me.
24th Jul, 2009
My family and friends loved these and are always asking for them again. So easy to make
10th May, 2009
I made these for friends at work, they went down very well, the only thing that I changed was, instead of trying to crush sugar cubes as I found that too hard I just sprinkled them with granulated sugar.
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