Merry Christmas, cupcakes!
As Christmas is coming, this delicious cupcake recipe of Christmas is super fragrant, delicious, perfect combination of flavors. i had tried this recipe and I really loved it. i made two kind of cupcakes with this recipe. with lot of fruits
you can reduce the amount of fruit, and still the cupcakes were delicious. what about christmas cupcake decorations? they are all up to you. the limit of the ideas are yours
But my friends' first impression when they ate them was "Where's the fruit?", i decide to write this christmast cupcake recipe as first i got it.
and you know what? what I like most in these cupcakes is that they have two utilities, you can eat them or use them as air freshener, so fragrant that they are ...
ps: for cupcake decorating, you can decorate them with fondant or merrywhip and give them a small gift for Christmas, they will look beautiful on x-mas day.
(± 12 cupcakes)
- 300g apricots, chopped
- 100g prunes, chopped
- 100g mixed raisins, chopped
- 80g candied fruit
- 100g dried fruit (I used Brazil nuts and walnuts), chopped
- grated zest of 1 / 2 lemon
- 200g plain flour
- 1 teaspoon (tsp) ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon (tsp) ground cloves
- 150g butter
- 150g brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon (tsp) baking powder
Preheat oven to 180 ° C.
Beat butter with sugar until mixture is fluffy and light.
Add one egg at a time in a mixer. Add the lemon zest.
Add the sifted flour, already mixed with cloves, cinnamon and baking powder.
Mix the fruit with a wooden spoon.
Pour into molds or hoops of paper and bring to bake for about 45 minutes or until toothpick test comes out clean.