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Friday, 28 January 2011

Gingerbread Cup Cakes

My daughter emailed me this recipe and added at the bottom
"Make them...they are off the hook!!!!"
So today I made them and yes they are 'off the hook!'



Ingredients
8 tbsp butter
1/2 cup of packed brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 egg
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup boiling water
1 tsp bicarb
1 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp salt

Method
Cream butter & sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg, molasses & vanilla
Stir bicarb with boiling water and then stir into butter mixture

Sift flour, spices and salt. Add to other mixture and mix well
Spoon into cases and bake at 190 deg for 20 mins

Frosting
10oz cream cheese
4 tbsp butter
1/4 cup molasses 1/8 tsp cinnamon
3-4 cups icing sugar

Cream the cheese and butter until fluffy, mix in molasses and spices. Gradually add sugar until right consistency

2 comments:

Just a little something from Judy said...

I know my family will like these cupcakes. I really appreciate you sharing the recipe so I can file it. Wish I had one right now with my coffee:)

lindsey said...

They are especially good with coffee!