Thursday, February 28, 2008

Banana Cherry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

The recipe for these tasty banana cupcakes comes from Nigella Lawson's How to be a Domestic Goddess. As most of Nigella’s recipes, these are incredibly easy and quick to make. They’re best warm, either fresh from the oven or heated in the microwave. When they get cold, the only thing you can actually taste in them is banana. The other flavors are barely palpable even though I’ve increased the amount of dried cherries (the recipe below includes the change). Heating brings the subtle flavor of chocolate and cherries out of the cupcakes and makes them taste really delicious!!!

Banana, Dried Cherry and White Chocolate Cupcakes

Makes 12-14 cupcakes

125 g unsalted butter
200 g caster sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 ripe bananas

4 tbsp sour cream
2 large eggs

1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder

300 g plain flour
80 g dried cherries, roughly chopped
50 g white chocolate, roughly chopped

1. Preheat the oven to 180 C (350 F) / gas mark 4
2. Grease or line 12 muffin cups.

3. Melt the butter in a saucepan, then, off the heat add the sugar, vanilla and bananas, mashing them with a fork in the pan.

4. In a separate bowl, lightly beat eggs a fork, add the cream, then fold them into the melted butter, sugar, and banana mixture.

5. Add the baking soda and the baking powder and stir in.

6. Add the flour, cherries, and white chocolate. Mix gently with a spoon just until the ingredients are combined.

7. Spoon into the muffin pan filling ¾ full.
Bake for 20 minutes or until golden on top.

8. Remove the cupcakes in their paper to wire rack and leave to cool lightly.

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