Warm Raspberry Honey Tea Cup Cupcakes

Julie Miguel is a digital content producer with a specialization in food media as well as an active food blogger located in Toronto, Canada. The focus of her blog, Daily Tiramisu, is to empower home cooks to be fearless in the kitchen and she does this by taking traditionally difficult recipes and making them easier to execute.

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Warm Raspberry Honey Tea Cup Cupcakes
This recipe is the true meaning of cupcakes as they are baked in a tea cup. They are great for a princess tea party or a fun afternoon for a special mother and daughter moment! These are also ideal to serve as individual desserts.
Ingredients
1 cup (250 mL) Fresh Raspberries
1 tsp (5 mL) fresh squeezed lemon juice
¼ cup (60 mL) + 1 tbsp. (15 ml) natural quality honey
8 tbsp. (118 mL) butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
2 eggs, lightly beaten
¾ cup (175 mL) self-rising cake and pastry flour
Fresh whipping cream
Icing sugar for dusting (optional)
Directions:
Raspberry Sauce
1. Combine raspberries, lemon juice and 1 tbsp. of honey in a small pan over medium-low heat. Cook until berries release juices and thicken slightly, about 5 mins. Set aside to cool.
Cupcakes
2. Preheat oven to 350F/180C. Grease 8 heavy, small round tea cups with butter. Spoon 1 tsp of the raspberry sauce in the bottom of each tea cup.
 
3. Put the butter and honey in a bowl and beat until light and creamy. Gradually add eggs beating well after each addition and then add vanilla.  Sift in the flour and fold into the mixture using a metal spoon.
 
4. Spoon the batter into the tea cups. Stand the teacups in a roasting pan, pour enough hot water to come one-third up the sides of the cups. Bake the cupcakes for 40mins or until well risen and golden brown. If over browning, cover cup cakes with a sheet of foil. Let cupcakes cool for a few minutes and then place on saucers.
 
5. Top with a dollop of fresh whipping cream and a raspberry, lightly dust with icing sugar.
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Makes 8 cupcakes/ Prep & Cook time 1 hr
With Love,
Irene for Daily Tiramisu
 

 

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