Mixed berry cupcakes

There is a little more involved here than simply mixing berries into cupcake batter, but the results are absolutely stunning and delicious.
berry cupcakes
6 Item


Sugared fruit
Cream cheese frosting


1.To prepare sugared fruit, brush each berry lightly with egg white. Roll fruit in sugar. Place fruit on a baking-paper-lined tray. Leave about 1 hour or until sugar is dry.
2.Preheat oven to 160°C (140°C fan-forced). Line a 6-hole texas (¾-cup/180ml) muffin pan with paper cases.
3.In a small bowl, beat butter, extract, sugar and eggs with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in fruit and nuts, then sifted flours and milk.
4.Spoon mixture into paper cases; smooth surface. Bake about 45 minutes. Turn cakes onto wire rack to cool.
5.To make cream cheese frosting, beat butter and cream cheese in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy; gradually beat in sifted icing sugar.
6.Spread cakes with frosting. Decorate with sugared fruit.

This recipe also makes 12 standard muffins (⅓-cup/80ml capacity holes). Bake cakes for 35 minutes.


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