Raspberry Cream Cupcakes…

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

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14 Comments

  1. Judy Haughton-James
    27th April 2012 / 2:45 pm

    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.

    • Clairejustine
      30th April 2012 / 9:20 am

      Thanks for the comment Judy 🙂

  2. poppilinnstudios
    27th April 2012 / 4:59 pm

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

    • Clairejustine
      30th April 2012 / 9:21 am

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment 🙂

  3. This Girl...
    28th April 2012 / 11:12 am

    Delish! I might have to try these with my daughter's this weekend!

    • Clairejustine
      30th April 2012 / 9:22 am

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  4. Michelle {Fun On A Dime}
    28th April 2012 / 7:24 pm

    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!

    • Clairejustine
      30th April 2012 / 9:22 am

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  5. Lien @ allnewadventures.com
    29th April 2012 / 8:46 am

    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.

    • Clairejustine
      30th April 2012 / 9:28 am

      Hi thanks for stopping by 🙂

  6. Jo's Nursery
    29th April 2012 / 8:54 am

    They look fabulous! Yummy 🙂

    • Clairejustine
      30th April 2012 / 9:30 am

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  7. Winnie
    29th April 2012 / 10:42 pm

    These look amazing goodI just love raspberry, unfortunately it's quite difficult to get fresh ones here

    • Clairejustine
      30th April 2012 / 9:31 am

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

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