Soft Christmas cupcakes with speculoos and gingerbread spice

Portions: 12 persons | Preparation: 55 minutes

Very soft with speculoos, apple juice and buttermilk, topped with a pudding frosting . The are very tasty and aromatic.

Please review recipe:

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Soft Christmas cupcakes with speculoos and gingerbread spice
Soft Christmas cupcakes with speculoos and gingerbread spice

Portions: 12 persons | Preparation: 55 minutes

Very soft with speculoos, apple juice and buttermilk, topped with a pudding frosting . The are very tasty and aromatic.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 3 votes )

season: Christmas | region: Europe | preparation: Bake | menu: Pastry, Recipes with Video | cuisine: German recipes

Ingredients

Muffin batter

  • 100 g sugar
  • 80 g margarine
  • 2 eggs
  • 125 ml buttermilk
  • 125 ml apple juice
  • 150 g spiced speculoos, crushed
  • 150 g flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp gingerbread spice
  • 1/2 tsp orange paste

For topping

  • 400-500 ml cold milk
  • 100 g paradise cream, caramel or vanilla
  • 2 tbsp mascarpone, optional
  • cinnamon, for dusting
  • 1-2 spiced speculoos, for garnish
  • 10 g flaked almonds, toasted

Instructions

Dough

  1. Stir sugar with margarine and orange paste until creamy.
  2. Stir in eggs and a pinch of salt.
  3. Mix in buttermilk and apple juice.
  4. Mix in speculoos with flour and baking powder.
  5. Add cinnamon and gingerbread spice.
  6. Stir everything to form a smooth dough .
  7. Place paper cups in the hollows of the muffin baking tin.
  8. Fill in the batter.
  9. Bake the Christmas muffins at 170 degrees for approx. 35 minutes.
  10. Let the muffins cool down.

Topping

  1. Pour the cold milk into a bowl.
  2. Add the paradise cream and mix everything into a smooth custard cream.
  3. Stir in 1-2 tablespoons of mascarpone, if you like.
  4. Fill the topping cream into a piping bag with a star nozzle.
  5. Squirt the frosting cream onto the Christmas muffins.
  6. Sprinkle with cinnamon .
  7. Garnish the cupcakes with speculoos pieces.
  8. Sprinkle with toasted flaked almonds and serve chilled.

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Utensils

  • hand mixer
  • mixing bowl
  • spatula
  • muffin pan
  • muffin cups
  • kitchen brush