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Mincemeat Cupcakes

Makes: 15 cupcakes
Prep Time: 10 Mins
Cooking Time: 20 Mins

Nutritional info per cupcake

Calories 179kcals

Carbs 24g | Fat 8g | Protein 1g
Sugar 16g | Fibre 0g


150g sunflower spread
80g caster sugar
150g gluten free plain flour
1/2tsp baking powder
2 large eggs
250g mincemeat
1tbsp brandy


1. Cream together the sunflower spread (or margarine) with the caster sugar in a large bowl.

2. Sift the flour and baking powder into the creamed mixture and beat in with a wooden spoon.

3. Beat in each egg to form a cake batter.

4. Add the mincemeat to the cake batter and beat well, finally beating in the brandy for that added kick.

5. 3/4 fill 15 cupcake cases and place in an oven preheated to gas mark 6, bake for 20 minutes until golden brown on top. Remove from the oven and cool.

Free From

You can make this not dairy free... Swap the sunflower spread for normal margarine
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