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Sticky Date Cupcakes with Caramel Icing



16 portion(s)


  • 150 grams Medajool Dates
  • 150 grams warm water
  • 1/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 130 grams unsalted butter
  • 120 grams Coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla powder, or Vanilla paste
  • 240 grams Self Raising Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 50 grams full cream milk

Caramel Icing

  • 60 grams unsalted butter
  • 120 grams icing sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Kylie's Caramel Sauce

Recipe's preparation

    Date Mixture
  1. Prepare Muffin tin with 16 muffin cases. 

    Set oven to 160*


    Place dates in bowl and chop 5 seconds - speed 8

    Add warm water and heat 2 min - speed 1 - 100*

    Add bicarb soda & mix 5 seconds - speed 5

    Set aside to cool

    Wash and dry bowl

  2. Cupcakes
  3. Place butter and coconut sugar in bowl and cream 20 seconds - speed 4

    Add eggs and vanilla, mix 10 seconds - speed 4

    Scrape down sides

    Add flour & baking powder, mix 5 seconds speed 3, til just combined

    Add milk and reserved date mixture, mix speed 5, 5 seconds

    Spoon into prepared muffin tin, bake for 15 mins or until skewer comes out clean

    Allow to cool before icing


  4. Caramel Icing
  5. Add butter and icing sugar to clean bowl, mix 20 seconds - speed 4

    with blades rotating pour in caramel sauce, allow to mix and additional 10 seconds.




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If caramel sauce has been made in advance and refridgerated, you may need to micorwave it to a workable consistancy.

Store in an airtight container for 3 days. 

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  • These were awesome!  Will

    Submitted by Patche kitchen on 27. June 2015 - 20:18.

    These were awesome!  Will make them again & again!  Doubled icing - didn't want to run short tmrc_emoticons.;) 


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  • :) glad you enjoyed them!

    Submitted by TattooedMumma on 2. September 2014 - 07:30.

    tmrc_emoticons.) glad you enjoyed them!

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  • These were very nice. I made

    Submitted by Katrinalee78 on 31. August 2014 - 19:39.

    These were very nice. I made them for my Garndmothers birthday. I did double the icing to do a swirl on each cupcake but as they are very sweet you could def do just a swirl in the middle. 

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