Thursday, 29 November 2012

Christmas Cupcakes

It's almost Christmas!!! So, we thought we'd share our Extra Special Christmas Cupcakes with you....

They are French Vanilla & Fruit Mince Cupcakes with a Brandy Buttercream Frosting. They're a super festive treat and a nice alternative to Christmas mince pies & very easy to make.

Just take your favourite Vanilla cupcake recipe and add 200 - 250g of fruit mince to the batter. Bake them as you would bake any other cupcake. 

To make the frosting, you need a standard quantity of your favourite Vanilla Buttercream and just add 2 tablespoons of brandy to it. Pipe a nice big swirl of the brandy buttercream onto your cupcake and decorate them anyway you want!

We decided to decorate half of the cupcakes with fondant Christmas trees & the other half with double swirls of frosting and silver sprinkles. 

Hope you enjoy these delicious, festive treats! :-)

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