Amaretto Cupcakes

These deliciously decadent cupcakes are perfect for weddings and special occasions. 

Amaretto Cupake Recipe
Yields 12
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Cook Time
25 min
Cook Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 175g Soft Butter (Stork)
  2. 175g Caster Sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  4. 6 tbsp Amaretto
  5. 3x Medium Eggs
  6. 125g Self-Raising Flour
  7. 50g Ground Almonds
  8. 500g Fondant Icing Sugar
  9. 225g Unsalted Butter (softened)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 325° F / 160° C / 140° Fan / Gas 3.
  2. Line a muffin tin with 12 large muffin sized cupcake cases.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugar until pale and creamy.
  4. Slowly add the beaten eggs.
  5. Add the vanilla & 3tbsp of the Amaretto and mix well.
  6. Finally add the flour & almonds and mix thoroughly until smooth.
  7. Carefully spoon the batter into the cases.
  8. Bake for around 25 minutes or until the sponge springs back when pressed lightly.
  9. Remove from the tin and leave to cool on a wire rack.
  10. Mix together the icing sugar and remaining Amaretto.
  11. Then add the softened butter and mix together until creamy and lump free.
  12. Once the cakes are cool pipe a swirl of frosting onto each cake.
Sarah Sibley http://www.sarahsibley.com/


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