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Banoffee cupcakes

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About the bake

This banoffee cupcakes recipe is absolutely gorgeous and perfect for all banoffee lovers. The golden icing sugar used in the icing gives the butter icing a delicious caramel flavour.

Now you can easily make our banoffee pie recipe.

35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time
12Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, 350°F, gas 4).  Sit 12 paper cases into a muffin tin.

  2. Step 2:

    Break the eggs into a bowl and add the sugar. Whisk  using an electric whisk for at least 4 minutes. This mixture should be light and fluffy.

  3. Step 3:

    Sieve together the flour and baking powder.  While still whisking add the flour and butter, a little at a time, whisking the mixture each time to ensure a smooth texture. Fold in the mashed banana and fudge pieces.

  4. Step 4:

    Spoon the mixture evenly into the cupcake cases, to about 2/3 full. Smooth the surface slightly. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until they feel spongy and golden brown. Remove the cakes from the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.

  5. Step 5:

    Beat the butter until soft and smooth and add the icing sugar a little at a time until you get a smooth mix. Fold in a tablespoon of the dulce de leche.

  6. Step 6:

    Top the cakes with the butter icing and the remaining dulce de leche. Decorate with banana chips

Ingredients

    • 150g Self-raising white flour
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • 125g Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 125g Butter (unsalted) (softened)
    • 2 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 3 Banana(s) (over ripe and mashed)
    • 50g Fudge pieces
  • For the buttercream

    • 60g Dulce de leche
    • 150g Unrefined golden icing sugar
    • 75g Butter (unsalted)
    •  Banana chips

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