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Grapefruit & Poppy Seed Cupcakes



12 portion(s)


  • 1 Red Grapefruit
  • 175 g Butter, Room temperature
  • 155 g caster sugar
  • 190 g SR flour
  • 45 g poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs


  • 125 g cream cheese
  • 50 g Butter
  • 230 g icing sugar, (1 ½ cups)
  • Reserved Grapefruit rind

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line muffin pan (12) with paper cases.

    Peel grapefruit for rind, use half of the flesh for juice and slice other half into segments for decoration.


    2. Place grapefruit  rind (no white pith) in TM bowl, and zest 5sec, Sp 7.

    Reserve half (about 1 ½ tsp) tsp for icing


    3.Add butter, sugar, flour, baking powder, eggs to the remaining rind and beat 10sec, Sp5 or until combined. Scrape down sides.


    4.Add poppy seeds and grapefruit juice (approx 60g). Mix 10sec Sp3/4


    Spoon into patty pans, bake for 18-20 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean. Cool in pans for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.




  2. Icing
  3. Beat cream cheese, butter and grapefruit rind on Sp5. Add icing sugar gradually (about ¼ cup at a time).

    Spread over cupcakes. Top with grapefruit segments.






    Adapted from Taste.com


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