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Fruity Cupcakes


I was cracking my head over what to do with the leftover dried fruits and then it dawned on me ...... why not just dump everything together to make some cupcakes and to name them 'Fruity Cupcakes'!









Not only are these Cupcakes colourful, they're yummy too ....... Enjoy with some hot coffee or tea!

Ingredients 
  • 4 oz butter/margarine
  • 3 oz caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 oz self-raising flour
  • 4 oz dried fruits (sultanas, kiwi and pineapple)
  • 1.1/2  to 2  tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • Rind of  1/2 a lemon
  • Pinch of salt
Method
  1. Chop up the dried fruits and coat them with some flour from the above recipe.
  2. Sift flour with salt and set aside.
  3. Cream butter with sugar till light, creamy and thick, then add in eggs, one @ a time.  Mix well.
  4. Fold in sifted flour and mix well.
  5. Add in the mixed fruits, scraping from the bottom and sides of the mixing bowl.
  6. Spoon batter into paper cups, 3/4 full and bake in preheated oven @ 180 deg C   for about 20 to 25 mins. or till golden brown.
  7. Test with skewer till it comes out clean.
  8. Cool on wire rack before serving.
  9. Yields 12 Cupcakes.

Comments

  1. Beautiful cupcakes. Looks very moist and delicious. These would be good to share with friends :)

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  2. These fruity cup cakes look soft and good.

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  3. Fruits make the cupcake healthy right? ;)

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  4. They look so light and healthy. I can easily have 5 at a sitting :)

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  5. Your cupcakes certainly looks fluffly and delicious! And yes, I do have some odds and bits of leftover dried fruits in my fridge too! Perhaps I can do the same as you:D Great idea!

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  6. Nice fruity cupcakes! Goes well with a cuppa tea!

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  7. Aiyo Cheah, is there anything wrong with your comment box? Why all my comments not appearing! I email you regarding this matter. Did you get my mail? Btw, this is such a lovley bake. Have a pleasant evening.
    Regards, Kristy
    p/s please check your comment box!

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  8. Cheah, your fruity cupcakes look so pretty and soft too! I want to bookmark it and make it soon :)

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  9. Thanks so much for dropping by and all those nice comments. I'm currently in the UK and will be back on my feet next week, that is if I don't get jet lagged!

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  10. Thanks so much for dropping by and all those nice comments. I'm currently in the UK and will be back on my feet next week, that is if I don't get jet lagged!

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  11. Cheah...have fun with your kids and hubby. Nice cuppies and thanks for sharing the recipe :)

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  12. Cheah, next time, if i dont know what to do with my leftover things, I will defintely get advise from you since you are just so creative, hehehe..

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  13. hi, just want to let you know that i would like to share an award with you..i sent you a comment earlier but i didnt see it appearing in your comments section..so i'm just wondering if you got that.sorry to bother.

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  14. Jess @ Bakericious, Jess @ j3ss kitch3n, Sonia
    Thanks so much for kind comments

    lena
    I just got back, will grab that award soon! Thanks!

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  15. Hi Cheah!! Instead of dried fruits can I use seeds ie. sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds?

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    1. Yes, you can. You can also add in some nuts as well.

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