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Mixed fruit cupcake ~ 杂果纸杯蛋糕


For a change I made these Mixed Fruit Cupcakes as a substitute for X'mas fruit cake.   These cuppies will be appropriate especially for a family get together or pot-luck and I believe they will be a hit with the kids.








Mixed fruit cupcake  ~   杂果纸杯蛋糕

Ingredients

  • 125 gm butter
  • 80 gm caster sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 250 gm self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 150 gm dried fruits (sultanas, figs, cranberries)
  • 1.1/2 to 2 Tbsp Rum
  • a pinch of salt
  • Icing sugar for dusting (optional)
Method
  1. Soak the dried fruits with Rum for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Sift the self-raising flour with salt, set aside.
  3. Sprinkle some flour from the above onto the mixed dried fruits.  Mix well.
  4. Beat the butter with sugar till light, creamy and pale.  Add in eggs one at a time, mix thoroughly.  Add in vanilla.
  5. Fold in sifted flour alternating with the milk.  Add in the mixed fruits, mix well.
  6. Spoon the batter onto the cupcake lined muffin pan, three-quarters full.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180 deg.C for 25 to 30 mins. till golden brown.  Test with a skewer till it comes out clean.
  8. Let cupcakes cool in the  pan for 5 mins. before transferring them onto a wire rack to cool completely.  
  9. Dust with icing sugar before serving.
  10. Yield :  12 cupcakes


Wishing everyone a very Merry X'mas and 

A Happy New Year!








Comments

  1. Happy Holidays to you, Cheah! These cupcakes with assorted fruits look very inviting!

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  2. At which stage do you add in the milk in the mixed fruits cupcake?

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    1. Sorry for the late reply. Add in the milk alternately with the sifted flour.

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