Sunday, July 1, 2012

Original Temptation (Apple Crumble Cupcakes)

As usual I was bored and decided to try another recipe. These were done a few months ago and I know all the guinea pigs enjoyed them. ;)

Original Temptation: Apple Crumble Cupcakes

1 1/2 cup plain flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter
3 eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 cup grated apple
Crumble :
2 teaspoon cold butter
2 Tablespoon brown sugar
2 Tablespoon plain flour
1/2 cup oatmeal
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Icing :
4 oz. butter
3 1/2 cup icing sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Preheat oven to whatever works best for you (usually 180C/350F).
Line cupcake pan with cases.
In your electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
Sift together dry ingredients - flour, spices, salt, baking powder in a small bowl.
add dry ingredients alternating with milk, beat until smooth.
Add in grated apple.
Scoop batter into cupcake pan and top with crumble then bake for 20-25 mins.

For Crumble :
Combine butter, flour, sugar and oatmeal in a bowl. Toss gently until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add walnuts and sprinkle on cupcakes.

For Icing :
Beat butter in electric mixer until fluffy. Add vanilla essence and then slowly add icing sugar one cup at a time or until reach desired consistency. Pipe it on and then get ready to watch people devour them.

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