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Gingerbread cupcakes

 Traditional gingerbread cookies are in almost every home but they aren´t always as we imagined them. Are you tired of your tough gingerbread cookies? Or do you just love the scent of gingerbread spice in any cake? Try these gingerbread cupcakes, you don´t have to be afraid that they would be tough. Moreover, they taste like softer, sponge-like version of gingerbread cookies and they´re easy to do. It´s like this saying, to kill two birds with one stone.




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Gingerbread cupcakes
Christmas cupcakes with the flavor of gingerbread and delicate icing
Servings: 12 pieces
  • 125 g butter
  • 100 g sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 120 ml milk
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200 g all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/3 tsp gingerbread spice
  • A pinch of ground ginger
  • Icing:
  • 125 g mascarpone
  • 75 ml whipping cream
  • 100 ml drained sour cream
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 20 g icing sugar
  1. Whisk the butter with sugar until creamy. Add one egg at the time. Then add milk, honey and vanilla extract. Mix it all.
  2. In the second bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, gingerbread spice and ground spice.
  3. Mix both mixtures together and fill the muffin cupcakes with the batter.
  4. Bake on 190 degrees for about 20 minutes. Top the cooled cupcakes with the icing.
  5. Icing: Mix mascarpone with whipping cream, sour cream, maple syrup, cinnamon and icing sugar.
  6. Put about 2 tsp of icing on the top of cupcake.
  7. It can be sprinkled with cinnamon.
Recipe Notes

If you want the icing to be denser, you smaller amount of whipping cream or whip it properly.

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