Rice bubble cupcakes with fairy floss

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  • 4 mins cooking
  • Makes 12 Item
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Rice bubble cupcakes with fairy floss
  • 100 gram butter
  • 1 tablespoon liquid honey
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup rice bubbles
  • 1/2 cup vanilla frosting
  • candy floss


  • 1
    Combine butter, honey and sugar in a medium saucepan and heat gently to melt the butter and dissolve the sugar, then increase the heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes until golden and bubbling.
  • 2
    Add rice bubbles and stir well until sticky. Spoon a tablespoon into each lightly greased hole of a mini muffin tin and press down. Leave to cool and harden, then store in an air-tight container.
  • 3
    When ready to serve, top with a dollop of vanilla frosting and finish with candy floss.


Good old-fashioned rice-bubble cake forms the base of these cupcake-style treats. Make the bubble bases the day before, then simply top with a dollop of icing and a puff of fairy floss.

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