Quick & Easy

Malteser cupcakes

You can never have too many Maltesers. And these cupcakes are loaded with them. Sprinkle some over the top for an extra malty chocolatey crunch.
Malteser cupcakesWoman's Day


Chocolate icing


1.Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Line a 12-hole muffin pan with paper patty cases.
2.In a large bowl, using an electric beater, cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla.
3.Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in flour alternately with milk, beginning and ending with flour. Fold in maltesers. Spoon mixture into paper cases until 2/3 full.
4.Bake for 20-25 minutes, until cooked when tested. Cool in pan for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
5.Meanwhile to make chocolate icing; sift icing sugar and cocoa into a bowl. Beat in butter and enough water to make a smooth, spreadable consistency. Spread over cooled cakes. Top with maltesers.

To test whether cakes are cooked, insert a skewer into one. If it is clean and dry when removed, the cakes are cooked.


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