27 January 2011

Ginger bread cupcakes with glace ginger pieces

If you love ginger, you will lurrrve this recipe. I made these for a New Years party and they were so yummy, but just like all good cupcakes, even better the next day!

1/3 cup of dark brown sugar (can cut down to 1/4 if adding glace ginger)
100 grams of butter (or dairy-free margarine)
1 egg
1 tsp ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
2 tsp vanilla essence
1/4 cup of milk or soy milk 
1 cup of self-raising flour 
1 tsp of baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup of glace ginger: hot or mild depending on taste

1. Beat together the butter, sugar and eggs
2. Add spices, salt, and vanilla and milk
3. Mix in flour and baking powder by hand
4. Add the chopped up glace ginger pieces and mix gently
4. Put a tablespoon of mixture into cupcake cases and bake for 10-15 mins.
6. Test middle of cupcake with knife or skewer.

1 comment:

  1. Oooh Yum! Thank you for a lovely recipe, I am def going to give it a go...


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