Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes: How Yummy!?

This recipe was made using Tate and Lyle sugars and Lyle’s golden syrup.

Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes. Hello, lovelies. What time is it you may ask!? Cake time!!

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:

Fancy making some cupcakes at home? Today I am sharing a step by step guide to make some sweet topped 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.

Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes 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 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.

Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes

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

What do you think of these Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cupcakes?

Fancy making some?

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Claire Justine
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This recipe was made using Tate and Lyle sugars and Lyle’s golden syrup.


  1. 21 June 2019 / 01:10

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

    • 26 June 2019 / 20:39

      Thanks for stopping by Colleen 🙂

  2. Mama Syder
    24 September 2013 / 08:31

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

    • 30 September 2013 / 19:33

      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 🙂

  3. Sharon S
    22 September 2013 / 16:00

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

    • 30 September 2013 / 19:32

      Whoo I hope you get to try 🙂

  4. Sharon S
    22 September 2013 / 16:00

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

    • 23 September 2013 / 19:35

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

  5. Judy Haughton-James
    22 September 2013 / 14:18

    These cupcakes look so yummy Claire!

    • 23 September 2013 / 19:34

      Thanks for the comment Judy 🙂