Banoffee cupcakes

Banoffee, or banana and toffee, is one of our favourite cupcake varieties. It tastes especially delicious when the caramel sauce is filled the whole way through, like in this beautiful recipe.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Makes 12
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Banoffee cupcakes
  • 125 gram butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cup self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 395 gram can caramel top 'n' fill
  • whipped cream, to serve
  • biscuit crumbs, to serve
  • sliced banana, to serve


Banoffee cupcakes
  • 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 mixer, beat butter and sugar together until creamy. Beat in vanilla extract. Add eggs, beating well after each.
  • 3
    Fold in self-raising flour alternately with combined banana and milk. Spoon mixture into paper cases until two-thirds full.
  • 4
    Bake 20-25 minutes, until cooked when tested. Cool in pan 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 5
    In a small bowl whisk top 'n' fill, until smooth. Transfer to a small snaplock bag and snip a small piece from one corner.
  • 6
    Using a 2cm round cutter, cut a round from middle of each cupcake. Fill with caramel. Dollop with whipped cream. Sprinkle with biscuit crumbs, sliced jersey caramels, extra banana, and drizzle with remaining caramel.


To make whipping cream, whip a 600ml tub cream to soft peaks using an electric mixer.

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