Men and their toys!!! A recipe for disaster.
A couple of weeks ago our neighbour crashed his motorbike and shattered his knee
into more pieces than it should be!
He's just got out of the hospital, so I baked him a little treat.
I used the recipe from the Spring Cupcake Heaven magazine.
To me, these were more like a muffin than a cupcake, but just as tasty.
Instead of a nice golden brown colour, my cupcakes were a little on the grey side,
has anyone else had this?
I think it's because of the juice from the strawberries.
The original recipe called for them to be mashed, but next time I would just cut them into small pieces and see if that helps.
I ran out of icing sugar, so my recipe (above) uses 2/3rds of the original buttercream quantities, but as you can see from the picture, I still had plenty of frosting to generously cover the 12 cupcakes.
If you're wondering where to get strawberry syrup, for the buttercream,
I used a strawberry dessert sauce,
the kind you buy in a squeezy bottle, to drizzle over ice cream.