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Malteser cupcakes



12 portion(s)


  • 110 g sugar, (raw or white)
  • 130 g Maltesers, plus 12 to decorate
  • 225 g plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • 180 g sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 60 g Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Caramel icing

  • 225 g icing sugar
  • 20 g Milk
  • 35 g golden syrup
  • 60 g Unsalted butter, softened
  • 6
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 180 C

    2. Mill sugar 5 sec Speed 9. Set aside

    3. Crush 130g maltesers, 3 sec Speed 7. Add to milled sugar

    4. Place roughly chopped butter in bowl and melt, 2 mins 60 C Speed 3.

    5. Add milk, sour cream, vanilla and eggs and mix 5 sec Speed 4

    6. Add flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and crushed Maltesers. Mix 5 sec Speed 3.5. Scrape down sides of bowl and mix another 5 sec, Speed 3.5.

    7. Spoon into cupcake cases placed in regular sized muffin tray and bake for 16-20 minutes, until a skewer or toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. 

    8. Cool slightly in tin and then remove to a cake rack to cool completely.

  2. Caramel icing
  3. 1. Place all icing ingredients into bowl and mix 20 secs, Speed 8. 

    2. Pipe or spread icing onto cooled cupcakes and top with a whole Malteser.


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  • A winner in our house. Didn't have any maltesers...

    Submitted by Natasha De Marchi on 24. November 2019 - 17:55.

    A winner in our house. Didn't have any maltesers leftover to decorate unfortunately...I ate them Lol

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  • Yum, really nice cupcakes,

    Submitted by Thebartlettbunch on 2. June 2016 - 17:39.

    Yum, really nice cupcakes, thank you tmrc_emoticons.) 

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