Friday, 27 April 2012

Raspberry Cream Cupcakes...


Makes 12

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

To decorate: 15 minutes

Cakes

  • 100 g (4 oz) soft margarine
  • 100 g (4 oz) caster sugar
  • 125 g (41/2 oz) self-raising flour
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 100 g (4 oz) raspberries, crumbled


To decorate

  • 150 g (5 oz) full fat cream cheese
  • 150 g (5 oz) icing sugar, sifted
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Extra raspberries and edible glitter flakes
  • Cupcake wraps, optional


Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180oC/fan 160oC/Gas Mark 4. 
  2. Separate 12 foil or paper cup cake cases and put into a bun or muffin tin.
  3. Add all the cake ingredients to a bowl except the raspberries and beat until smooth. 
  4. Fold in the crumbled raspberries then divide evenly between the paper cases. 
  5. Cook for about 15 minutes until golden brown and the tops spring back when pressed with a fingertip.
  6. Take out of the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  7. Add the cream cheese to a bowl and soften with a wooden spoon. 
  8. Gradually mix in the icing sugar then the vanilla until smooth. 
  9. Pipe over the top of the cakes then decorate with the raspberries and glitter flakes. 
  10. Add cupcake wraps if liked. Store in the fridge until ready to serve.


Guest post Credits-  Seasonal Berries



16 comments:

  1. This certainly looks beautiful and no doubt very delicious Clairejustine! It would be such a great treat to have at least 2 right now!:) Take care.

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  2. So pretty! They look like a wonderful treat. I love raspberry anything!
    -Lynn

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    1. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment :)

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  3. Raspberry Cream Cupcakes... is looks so tasty and delicious and definitely I will try it in my bday session. Thanks for this recipe of this cake. :)
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  4. Delish! I might have to try these with my daughter's this weekend!

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  5. These look divine! I'm going to have to see if I have everything to make these this week. Thanks for sharing these on Hi-5 Friday! Hi-5 To you, Lady!

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  6. Wow, that's just so pretty I wouldn't want anyone to eat it! So intricately decorated - totally inspiring. I'm not sure I can pull this one off though :-)

    Greetings from New Zealand!

    Lien.

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  7. They look fabulous! Yummy :-)

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  8. These look amazing good
    I just love raspberry, unfortunately it's quite difficult to get fresh ones here

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