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Amaretto Cupcakes - recipe

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deaconblue Thu 02-Dec-10 12:35:31

110g unsalted butter
180g caster sugar
2 lg eggs
125g SR flour
120g Plain flour
125ml milk
1.2 tsp amaretti liqueur

syrup:
125g caster sugar
125ml water
1/2 tsp booze

icing:
115g unsalted butter
60ml milk
1tsp vanilla extract
500g icing sugar
1/4 tsp amaretto

preheat to 180

cream sugar and butter, beat for 5 mins. Add eggs one at a time and whisk til pale and smooth. Combine 2 flours in separate bowl. Add liqueur to milk. Add 1/3 flour to sugar and butter mixture, then 1/3 of the milk and beat well. Repeat til all flour and milk used up.
Spoon mixture into cupcake cases until 2/3 full. Bake for aprox 25 mins.

Combine syrup ingredients and microwave for a few seconds until sugar is melted. Wait til cakes have cooled for 10 mins, then dip the tops in teh syrup for a few seconds. LEave to cool completely.

Make icing and ice cakes. You can sprinkle with some crushed amaretti biscuits if you like.

THESE ARE GORGEOUS

taffetazatyousantaclaus Thu 02-Dec-10 15:18:06

OP - I LOVE YOU grin

<rushes to calendar and thinks searches for occasion for which to make>

zanz1bar Fri 03-Dec-10 20:16:13

This just may make me understand the whole cup cake mania.

deaconblue Sun 05-Dec-10 07:21:08

NB, have just made them without hte crushed amaretti biscuits and they are not as good. So change the "if you like' bit at the end of the recipe to 'unless you are a crazy fool'

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