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Little Mince Pie Cupcakes

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Introduction

Christmas cupcakes with a mincemeat centre.

These little cupcakes would be an ideal alternative for kids who don't like the traditional mince pies. Try our range of alternative Christmas cake recipes for even more ideas.

Christmas cupcakes with a mincemeat centre.

These little cupcakes would be an ideal alternative for kids who don't like the traditional mince pies. Try our range of alternative Christmas cake recipes for even more ideas.

Ingredients

Serves: 12 cupcakes

Metric Cups
  • 140 grams mincemeat
  • 175 grams self-raising flour
  • 100 grams soft light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 175 grams butter (softened)
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 sprinkling of icing sugar (to dust)
  • 5 ounces mincemeat
  • 6 ounces self-raising flour
  • 4 ounces soft light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice
  • 6 ounces butter (softened)
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 sprinkling of confectioners' sugar (to dust)

Method

Little Mince Pie Cupcakes is a community recipe submitted by GoddessKitchen and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat oven to 190C /fan 170C / Gas 5 . Line 12 bun cake tin with cake cases.
  • Put flour, sugar, butter, spice, eggs and milk in a bowl and mix with electric mixer or wooden spoon for 2-3 mins until light and fluffy.
  • Put a spoonful of cake mix in each cake case, then a rounded tsp of mincemeat.
  • Cover the mincemeat with a spoonful of cake mix and smooth.
  • Bake for 15-18 mins until golden brown and firm.
  • Dust with Icing sugar and serve.
  • Heat oven to 190C /fan 170C / Gas 5 . Line 12 bun cake tin with cake cases.
  • Put flour, sugar, butter, spice, eggs and milk in a bowl and mix with electric mixer or wooden spoon for 2-3 mins until light and fluffy.
  • Put a spoonful of cake mix in each cake case, then a rounded tsp of mincemeat.
  • Cover the mincemeat with a spoonful of cake mix and smooth.
  • Bake for 15-18 mins until golden brown and firm.
  • Dust with confectioners' sugar and serve.
  • Additional Information

    Great served warm with brandy cream!

    Great served warm with brandy cream!

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    What 3 Others have said

    • Delicious taste and flavour of festive spices without pastry! Quick to make and a great alternative to mince pies. I added a level teaspoon of baking powder to the recipe. These are going to be a favourite bake.

      Posted by Greedyfinch on 8th January 2016
    • These are just gorgeous. Tried one warm from the oven, there may not be any left when hubby gets home!

      Posted by Isobel wilkinson on 18th December 2013
    • Just made these and they're fab, very tasty, I only had demarera sugar so used this instead but still taste great, thanks.

      Posted by suzy985 on 22nd December 2012
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