Honey Guy Fawkes’ Day Cupcakes

Only one baking day until Guy Fawkes!! 🙂

Romancing the Bee

Maybe I’m a little obsessed with Guy Fawkes’ Day…

Anyway these are “dynamite” cupcakes!!

MAKES 12

INGREDIENTS

  • ½ tbsp lemon juice or vinegar
  • 4fl oz full-fat milk
  • 4 oz plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 oz cocoa powder
  • 2 oz unsalted butter
  • 4½ oz honey
  • 1 large egg For the icing
  • 4 oz unsalted butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 lb confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp red food coloring
  • 4 boxes of chocolate matchsticks

METHOD

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 12 cupcake pan with paper cake liners.

Add the lemon or vinegar to the milk and set it to one side to allow the milk to curdle. Sift the flour, baking soda and cocoa in a bowl and set aside.

Beat the butter and half the honey together in a large bowl until pale and creamy, at least five minutes. Add the egg…

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