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Spiced Apple Cupcakes with maple Buttercream Frosting



24 portion(s)


  • 320 grams plain flour
  • 15 grams baking powder
  • 5 grams fine salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 120 grams unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups raw sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 3/4 cups buttermilk, (or milk)
  • 420 grams Pink lady apples, (about 3 medium apples), quarted and core removed

Maple Buttercream Frosting

  • 240 grams unsalted butter, (cold and cut in to cubes)
  • 3/4 Cup of icing sugar, (or raw ground raw sugar)
  • 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 6
    Preparation 20min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Heat oven to 180C (160C fan-forced) and line 2 (12-well) muffin pans with muffin cases

    2. Add flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and ginger to TM bowl SP4 20secs, set aside (do not clean bowl)

    3. Add apples to TM bowl and grate SP5 8-10 secs, set aside (do not clean bowl)

    4. Add butter to TM bowl SP3.5 20 sec, scrape down and repeat

    5. Insert butterfly, add sugar, vanilla SP3.5 20sec, scrape down sides. Continue beating SP3 3 mins, scrape down sides

    6. SP3 1 min, adding eggs one at a time through TM lid. Scrape down sides

    7. SP1 1 min, adding in buttermilk. (The batter will look curdled but it is ok.

    8. Add the reserved flour SP2 20secs, scrape down sides if necessary.

    9 . Add the grated apple and any juice SP2 30 secs

    10. Fill the muffin cases 3/4 full.

    11. Put in pre-heated oven for 20-25mins (turning trays at the 10 min mark). Cupcakes are cooked when skewer comes out clean

    12. Remove cupcakes and allow to completely cool prior to icing.

  2. Maple Buttercream Frosting
  3. 1. Add butter, sugar, vanilla and salt to TM bowl SP4 1 min

    2. Add butterfly, while beating on SP 3.5 add in maple syrup through hole in lid (over about 1-2 mins), continue beating to 5 mins.

    3. Place in fridge for 10 mins

    4. Use immediately to frost cupcakes


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This recipe was inspired by CHOW recipes

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  • Delicious! These were a hit

    Submitted by EmmaMusella on 18. October 2015 - 21:30.

    Delicious! These were a hit in the school lunches and also at work. Thank you  tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • Thanks!

    Submitted by ggrima on 13. January 2015 - 22:54.


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  • So good!!!!  I have made

    Submitted by Larkette72 on 4. January 2015 - 07:15.

    So good!!!!  I have made these a few times, everyone loves them!!!!

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