Almond Flavoured Cupcakes

Makes 36 cupcakes



4 eggs
250 g (300 ml) Huletts Castor Sugar
280 g (500 ml) cake flour
15 ml baking powder
50 g ground almonds
250 ml Clover Fresh Milk
100 g Clover Butter
5 ml almond essence
250 ml Clover Fresh Cream
Huletts Castor Sugar, to taste
10 ml Frangelico liqueur (optional)
glacé cherries




  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC.
  2. Beat eggs and castor sugar together until thick and creamy.
  3. Sift the flour and baking powder together and fold into egg and sugar mixture.
  4. Add the ground almonds.
  5. Heat milk and butter together, but do not boil.
  6. Add almond essence.
  7. Stir into batter.
  8. Spoon into 36 paper cups.
  9. Bake for 12 - 15 minutes until done.
  10. Cool on wire rack.
  11. Remove from paper cups and place into new paper cups (optional).
  12. Whip the cream together with the castor sugar and Frangelico liqueur until stiff.
  13. Decorate each cupcake with a dollop of flavoured whipped fresh cream and a glacé cherry.