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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Banana Cupcakes

Banana Cupcakes with Raisins and Spices

Raisins and cinnamon cupcakes

"Get your recipe box ready, cause these cupcakes are gonna make their way into it! They are easy, quick and super delicious with their mixed flavors of bananas, spices and raisins. Try them and tell me what you think! "

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Makes 12


125g (4 oz) unsalted butter
½ cup (125g/ 4 oz) caster sugar
2 free- range eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
3 ripe medium bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ cup (125 ml/ 4 fl oz) milk
2 cups (250 g /8 oz) flour
¼ teaspoon grounded nutmeg
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup raisins 

1. Preheat the oven to hot 200C(395F⁰). Line a regular cupcake tin with baking cupcake sheets.
2. Cream the butter and sugar in a small bowl with electrical beaters until light and fluffy. Gradually, blend in the eggs, beating well after each addition.
Combine the mashed banana and vanilla. Keep blending for 2 minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally
3.Pour the milk while beating on medium speed.
4. Gradually, spoon the flour, soda and baking powder. Keep mixing until the batter is well combined for about 1 minute.
5. Using a medium ice cream scooper, fill three-quarters of each cupcake hole. Sprinkle the top with raisins.
6. Bake for 15 minutes on 180
C (350⁰F). Reduce the heat to 150C (300⁰F)and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean when inserted in the center of the cupcake.
7. Leave the cupcakes for 10 minutes before transferring them onto a wire rack to cool completely. 

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