Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Banana Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

Banana brown sugar cupcakes with dark chocolate chunks and vanilla buttercream frosting ~

These cupcakes make me happy, if you like banana, chocolate and vanilla I think they would make you happy too! The cupcakes themselves are like little banana muffins (so totally justifiable to have for breakfast), studded with dark chocolate chunks and then topped with a luxurious vanilla buttercream.

Banana and Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream

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Apple Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Apple Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Brown sugar cupcakes bursting with apple pieces and topped with a swiss meringue buttercream frosting –

Ingredients –
For the cupcakes –
120g/ 4oz/ 1 cup cooking apples, cored, peeled and cut into cubes
1 tbsp lemon juice
55g/ 2oz/ 1/2 stick unsalted butter, melted
1 egg
100g/ 3 1/2 oz/ 2/3 cup soft light brown sugar
100g/ 3 1/2 oz/ 2/3 cup plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
60ml/ 2fl oz/ 1/4 cup whole milk

For the buttercream (adapted from here) –
2 egg whites
60g/ 2oz/ 1/3 cup soft light brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
80g/ 3 oz/ 3/4 stick unsalted butter, cut into cubes

makes approx 7 cupcakes

Apple Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting

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Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes

Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes

Vanilla coffee cupcakes spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and topped with a silky buttercream frosting ~

Ingredients –
For the cupcakes –
40g/ 1 1/2oz/ 3 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
120/ 4 1/4oz/ 3/4 cup soft brown sugar
1 egg
120g/ 4 1/4oz/ 1 cup plain flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
3 tbsp strong black coffee
60ml/ 2fl oz/ 1/4 cup whole milk
2 tsp vanilla extract

For the icing –
200g/ 7oz/ 1 1/2 cup icing sugar/ powdered sugar
50g/ 2oz/ 1/2 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 tbsp whole milk
1 tbsp strong black coffee
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

makes 5-6 cupcakes

Vanilla Spice Latte Cupcakes by Blueberry Kitchen

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