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Victoria Threader's Gingerbread Cupcakes

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Find out how Chef Victoria Threader make her easy gingerbread cupcakes with our video!
Ingredients
For the cakes
  Butter 150 Gram, softened
  Caster sugar 150 Gram
  Self raising flour 150 Gram
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground clove 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Clementines zest 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 3 Medium
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 3 Drop
For the buttercream
  Unsalted butter 160 Gram, softened
  Icing sugar 500 Gram
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Clementine zest 1 Teaspoon
  Clementines juice 30 Milliliter
For decoration
  Edible glitter/Sprinkles and icing stars 5 Gram
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Set the oven to 190°C/Gas 5. Prepare a 12 case bun tray lined with gold foil paper cases.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, add butter, caster sugar, self raising flour, eggs, milk, vanilla extract and Zest of clementines. Beat until smooth using a hand blender. Mix in the ginger, cloves and cinnamon.
3. Divide the mixture between 12 cases of bun tray, and bake in the centre of the oven at 190°C for 15-20 minutes.
4. Remove the cakes from the oven and transfer them to a wire rack to cool.
FOR BUTTERCREAM
5. In a bowl, place the butter, icing sugar and vanilla extract along with the clementine juice and zest. Whisk using a hand blender at full speed until smooth.

FINALIZING
6. Using a bag with a star nozzle to pipe the buttercream on the top of the cakes. Decorate with sprinkles and stars.

SERVING
7. Serve this Gingerbread Cupcakes on the Christmas day.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake, Icing
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
12
Victoria Threader, GoodToKnow user, shares her gingerbread cupcakes with clementine cream recipe that starred in the Christmas issue of the GoodToKnow recipe magazine. This recipe is really simple and produces cupcakes that are heavenly to taste and look really nice. These will disappear real quick so you might want to bake more than jsut batch!

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