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An easy Christmas recipe for breakfast, small cupcakes made out of sugar, pecan nuts and butter
For the cupcakes
For the topping
- Preparation time
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- Recipe category Breakfast
- Recipe yield 8
- Recipe cuisine American
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Place paper cases in 24 bun tins.
Put all the cake ingredients in a large bowl and beat until smooth.
Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake for 12-15 minutes, until risen and golden. Cool on a wire rack.
For the topping: heat the water and sugar in a pan, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Add the clementine slices and simmer gently, turning them over after 20 minutes. Simmer for 35-45 minutes, or until the peel on the slices starts to become translucent. Add the pecan nuts for the last 5 minutes.
Place a clementine slice on top of each cake and scatter with pecan nuts. Leave to cool.