Recipe

Mini fruit mince cakes

You can whip up these mini fruit mince cupcakes in a flash with just 15 minutes baking time. They're a great addition to a festive spread at Christmas, and a welcome treat all year round!

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 40
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Mini fruit mince cakes

Ingredients

Mini fruit mince cakes
  • 1 1/3 cup (200g) self-raising flour
  • 1/3 cup (75g) firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup (440g) bought fruit mince
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) milk
  • 1 egg
  • 250 gram white ready-made icing
  • 1/4 cup (40g) pure icing sugar
  • cachous, to decorate

Method

Mini fruit mince cakes
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Line 40 holes of four 12-hole mini (20ml) muffin pans with paper cases.
  • 2
    Sift flour and brown sugar into a large bowl.
  • 3
    Whisk fruit mince, oil, milk and egg in a medium bowl until combined; stir into flour mixture until barely combined.
  • 4
    Drop level tablespoons of mixture into paper cases; bake about 15 minutes. Cool cakes in pans.
  • 5
    Knead icing on surface dusted with sifted icing sugar until smooth. Roll out icing until 3mm thick; cut out small stars with 1.5cm, 2cm and 3cm cutters. Brush a tiny amount of water onto backs of stars; position on cakes. Press cachous into centres of stars before icing dries.

Notes

Uniced cakes suitable to freeze. Not suitable to microwave.

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