Gingerbread and Pumpkin Cupcakes

Gingerbread and Pumpkin Cupcakes

Gingerbread and Pumpkin Cupcakes

Here is how to prepare delicious gingerbread and pumpkin cupcakes, a great dessert for your next Christmas brunch!

October 30, 2017

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

Season & Occasion

serves for

8

total time

0 HR 50 MIN

ingredients

Flour
140 g
wholemeal flour
150 g
Baking powder
2 tsp
Ginger
2 tsp, ground
Cinnamon
1 tsp, ground
Nutmeg
1/4 tsp, grated
salt
1/4 tsp
sugar
225 g
Sunflower oil
110 ml
Eggs
2
Vanilla
2 tbs, extract
Pumpkin
225 g, puree, canned
butter
115 g, unsalted
cream cheese
225 g
Vanilla
1 tsp, extract
Icing sugar
200 g
edible silver baubles

Preparation

For the gingerbread and pumpkin cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (160° fan)  gas 4.
  • Place paper cases in 30 mini muffin tins.
  • Stir together both flours, baking powder, spices, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  • Whisk together oil, eggs, vanilla and pumpkin, then add to flour mixture and stir to combine.
  • Spoon into the paper cases and bake for about 15 minutes, until golden and risen.
  • Cool in the tins for 15 minutes then place on wire rack to cool completely.

For the topping

  • Beat together the butter, cream cheese and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually sift in the icing sugar, beating until smooth and creamy.
  • Spoon into a piping bag and pipe on top of the gingerbread and pumpkin cupcakes.
  • Decorate with edible silver baubles.
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