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Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes: How Yummy!?

Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes.

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Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes

It’s time for some yummy Golden syrup cupcakes 🙂

Hands up who fancies a cupcake?

How To Make Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes:

Makes 12

Prep time 25 minutes
Cooking time 20-25 minutes

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.


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 buttercream, 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 buttercream.

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

Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes

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10 responses to “Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes: How Yummy!?”

  1. Judy Haughton-James says:

    These cupcakes look so yummy Claire!

  2. Sharon S says:

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

  3. Sharon S says:

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

  4. Mama Syder says:

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

  5. Yummy! Thanks for sharing these at the Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop! They look crazy delicious and I want to make them right now 🙂

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