It's been a while since I've blogged some home-cooking so here is my (yes MY-I've tweaked this from a few others until I think it's perfect!)recepie for Apple cupcakes-
But first I'd like to say a big hello and thanks to everyone who is reading and commenting on my blog at the moment. It's nice to know that there are a bunch of people I have never met who take the time to read my ramblings and especially to comment and give me some love. I was Jan in my year 12 production of Grease, I enjoyed my taste of the limelight and it's probably fair to say I like the sound of my own voice-a blog with people who read it feeds that part of me nicely :)I am actually very crap at comment conversations and commenting on other people's blogs-but I'm working on it!
Back to the food!
I am a "real foodie" (omnivore minus the processed crap) and these cupcakes are a yummo standby for the kids. Can substitute fancy flour and sugar for regular white stuff if you like. Makes 24 cupcakes.
3 cups of spelt flour (white or wholemeal)
2 tsp baking powder
3 free range organic eggs
1 1/3 cup yoghurt-we use the B-d farms Paris creek honey yoghurt
3/4 cup rapadura sugar
3 grated apples-sweet ones work better like Gala or Pink Lady
2 tsp pure vanilla
Preheat oven to 180degrees and line your muffin trays with patty cases. Cream the butter and sugar together and then add vanilla, then one egg at a time. You can sift your flour if you feel fancy but I never do. Add the baking powder to the flour and then mix it in alternating with the yoghurt. Add the grated apple and gently fold it in.
Fill patty cases 3/4 full-I ALWAYS overfill and end up with mess and huge cupcakes. I should take my own advice. Cook for about 20 minutes depending on your oven, when i skewer comes out clean they are done, but try not to over cook so they stay nice and moist. Cool them on a rack and you're done! Enjoy!