Sticky Date Cupcakes – Simple & Sweet

Sticky Date Cupcake with Caramel IcingWhen time is an issue, but taste and presentation are important, these little cakes can prove a real winner!  Not only can these cakes be served warm (and even iced whilst warm from the oven) they also taste great the next day.

The cakes themselves are not too sweet, the real sugar hit instead comes from the Caramel Frosting.  Next time I makes these little cakes I plan on experimenting with some added spices.  These dense cupcakes are lovely, but a little something special, in the form of spice is sure to make them even nicer.

Sticky Date Cupcakes

  • 1 1/4C Dates
  • 1C Water
  • 1tsp Baking Soda
  • 2/3C Sugar
  • 1tsp Vanilla
  • 60G Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 1/2C Self Raising Flour
  • Preheat oven to 180C (375F)
  • Line muffin tin with patty papers (cupcake wrappers)
  • Place dates and water in pot, bring to boil and simmer till dates have broken down and liquid has thickened
  • Remove pot from heat and stir in baking soda
  • Add butter, sugar, vanilla and eggs, mixing till combined
  • Add flour and mix
  • Spoon mixture into muffin tinsUnbaked Sticky Date Cupcakes
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean
  • Allow to cool in tin for 5 minutes then remove to wire rackNon-iced Sticky Date Cupcakes
  • Fabulous served with Caramel FrostingSticky Date Cupcakes with Caramel Frosting 2Sticky Date Cupcake with Caramel Icing

Enjoy!

Inspiration from: Honey and Soy Food Adventures

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