Plums Cup Cakes

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • For Sponge:
  • 2 cups - plain flour.
  • 1.25 cups - ground sugar.
  • 1 cup - milk powder.
  • 1.5 cups - milk.
  • 3/4 tsp - baking powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - baking soda.
  • 100 g - butter.
  • 3 to 4 drops - vanilla essence| For plum mixture:
  • 3 large - plums.
  • 1/4 cup - sugar.
  • 1 tbsp - lemon juice| Other ingredients:
  • 1.5 cups - sweetened whipped cream.

How to Make Plums Cup Cakes

  • Put stiff whipped cream in a large star-nuzzled icing bag. Refrigerate till required| For plum mixture:
  • Peel and chop plums.
  • Add sugar, heat on slow flame, till sugar melts.
  • Add 50 ml water, allow to simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice, stir. Take off fire and cool.
  • Strain, saving both plums and liquid separately.
  • For sponge:
  • Keep aside till required.
  • Melt butter in a deep bowl.
  • Mix together, flour, sugar and milk powder in another bowl.
  • Add some flour mixture and milk to butter, alternating.
  • Mix while adding, till all flour and milk is consumed.
  • Add essence, both soda and baking powder. Beat well till smooth and light.
  • Pour into small paper tart cases or muffin cups till 2/3 full.
  • Bake in preheat oven at 160 C for 20-25 minutes.
  • Pierce and check to see that skewer comes out clean. Cool completely.
  • Scoop out a crater on top of each muffin.
  • Sprinkle liberally with drained plum liquid.
  • Place a spoonful of plums in crater.
  • Pipe out a swirl of whipped cream over plum muffin.
  • Serve individually.