Crunchie Cupcakes

For someone who is dieting there has been a lot of baking going on in my house recently! Today I have another cupcake recipe for you from my weekend of cupcakes last month! This weeks recipe is for Crunchie Cupcakes;

Ingredients

  • 100g of Plain Flour
  • 100g of Sugar
  • 1tsp of Baking Powder
  • 1/2tsp of Bicarbonate of Soda
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 200g of Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3tsp of Vanilla Extract
  • 125g of Icing Sugar
  • 1 Crumbled Cadbury’s Crunchie

 

Crunchie Cupcakes
Crunchie Cupcakes

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C
  2. Prepare your bun tin with your paper cake cases for later
  3. Sift the sugar into a bowl and add the butter then cream together until smooth
  4. In a separate bowl sift the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt together
  5. Then slowly add the dry mixture to the creamed butter mix until crumbly
  6. Add the 2 eggs and whisk until smooth
  7. Finally add 2tsp of the vanilla extract and mix in thoroughly
  8. Pour the mixture evenly into the cake cases
  9. Bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes
  10. Once cooked allow to cool thoroughly
  11. Once cool sift the icing sugar into a bowl
  12. Then add the butter and cream until smooth
  13. Finally add 1tsp of vanilla extract and mix
  14. Use a pallet knife to decorate the top of the cupcakes with the frosting
  15. Finally sprinkle with the crumbled crunchie and put in the refrigerator to set for 30 minutes
  16. Then enjoy!

I have to confess that I did not actually eat any of these Crunchie Cupcakes as I do not really like crunchies! However, they were all eaten and the feedback I got was great, so I am sure that if you are a fan of crunchies that these could be the cupcakes for you!

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