Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes…

What time is it?

Time for some yummy Golden syrup cupcakes.

Makes 12


Prep time 25 minutes
Cooking time 20-25 minutes

For the cupcakes:

  • 185g (6½oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 tbsp Lyle’s Golden Syrup
  • 150g (5oz) Tate & Lyle’s Golden Caster sugar
  • 185g (6½oz) self-raising flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp milk


For the butter cream and decoration:

  • 110g (4oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 200g (7oz) Tate & Lyle’s Icing sugar + extra for dusting
  • 2 tbsp Lyle’s Golden Syrup + extra for drizzling
  • 1 tbsp milk


You will also need:

  • 12-hole muffin tin lined with paper cake cases
  • Piping bag fitted with a star nozzle.

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/Fan 160°, Gas 4.
  2. Combine the butter, Lyle’s Golden Syrup, Tate & Lyle’s Golden Caster sugar, flour, eggs and milk together in a bowl.
  3. Beat with an electric hand mixer for about 1 minute until soft and creamy.
  4. Divide the mixture between the paper cases and bake on the middle shelf of the oven for 20-25 minutes until well risen, golden brown and they spring back when lightly pressed with a finger.
  5. Transfer the cupcakes to a wire rack to cool.
  6. For the butter cream, put the butter in a bowl, sift over the icing sugar and mix until soft, then add the Lyle’s Golden Syrup and milk and stir until smooth.
  7. Transfer to the piping bag and nozzle and decorate the cakes with a swirl of butter cream.
  8. Drizzle over a little Lyle’s Golden Syrup, lightly dust with Tate & Lyle’s Icing sugar and serve.

Recipe and photo credit by-This recipe was made using Tate and Lyle sugars and Lyle’s golden syrup, for more delicious recipes visit Taste And Smile or Lyles Golden Syrup

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8 Comments

  1. Judy Haughton-James
    September 22, 2013 / 2:18 pm

    These cupcakes look so yummy Claire!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      September 23, 2013 / 7:34 pm

      Thanks for the comment Judy 🙂

  2. Sharon S
    September 22, 2013 / 4:00 pm

    These sound delicious, will have to try them!! Xx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      September 23, 2013 / 7:35 pm

      Thanks for the comment Sharon, hope you get to try them 🙂

  3. Sharon S
    September 22, 2013 / 4:00 pm

    These sound delicious, will have to try them!! Xx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      September 30, 2013 / 7:32 pm

      Whoo I hope you get to try 🙂

  4. Mama Syder
    September 24, 2013 / 8:31 am

    Oh my, they look yummy! I love anything with golden syrup. Will be giving these a go x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      September 30, 2013 / 7:33 pm

      I love golden syrup too, we made some pancakes yesterday and lots on them or should I say we had syrup with a little pancake 🙂

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