Super easy custard cupcakes

    35 min

    Very easy yet indulgent cupcake recipe that I invented. A lot less complicated than it sounds and very satisfying results. Makes 12 but is easy to double or triple the quantity.


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    Makes: 12 cupcakes

    • 85g butter, melted
    • 85g caster sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 to 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 85g self-raising flour
    • 200ml custard
    • Optional ingredients
    • peanut butter
    • dried currants
    • jam
    • chocolate chips

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line cupcake tray with 12 paper cases.
    2. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Then whisk in eggs one by one, then the vanilla. Fold in flour. Add any of the optional solid ingredients at thins point, such as chocolate chips or dried fruit. Pour mixture into the cases.
    3. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a knife can come in and out of a cupcake cleanly. Cool on rack for 5 to 10 minutes.
    4. Slice cupcake in half horizontally and put a dollop of custard in the middle. Here you can also add a little bit of jam or peanut butter, if desired. Put cupcake back together and enjoy!

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    I love this recipe. The cupcakes should last up to a week, but not in my house!  -  11 Mar 2014