Baltic-style Cherry Cakes

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Baltic-style Cherry Cakes
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
55 min.
Preparation
Calories:
515
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie515 kcal(25 %)
Protein4.68 g(5 %)
Fat27.73 g(24 %)
Carbohydrates63.62 g(42 %)
Sugar added35.39 g(142 %)
Roughage0.96 g(3 %)
Vitamin A239.16 mg(29,895 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E3.69 mg(31 %)
Vitamin B₁0.09 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₂0.14 mg(13 %)
Niacin1.11 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₆0.01 mg(1 %)
Folate37.6 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid0.1 mg(2 %)
Biotin0.2 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.36 μg(12 %)
Vitamin C2.86 mg(3 %)
Potassium35.38 mg(1 %)
Calcium125.67 mg(13 %)
Magnesium23.96 mg(8 %)
Iron1.04 mg(7 %)
Iodine15.13 μg(8 %)
Zinc0.11 mg(1 %)
Saturated fatty acids14.86 g
Cholesterol104.81 mg
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1 ¼ cups
2 teaspoons
¾ cup
¾ cup
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
3
eggs (beaten)
5 tablespoons
1 cup
For the buttercream
¾ cup
2.333 cups
1 teaspoon
To decorate
red sugar heart (decorative)
12
Cherries (in syrup)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggOrange juice

Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: preheat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place paper cases in a 12 hole bun tin.
2.
Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl and stir in the ground almonds.
3.
Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until soft and creamy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time until smooth.
4.
Stir in the orange juice until blended, then stir in the flour mixture and cherries.
5.
Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake for about 25 minutes until golden and springy to the touch. Cool in the tin for a few minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
6.
For the buttercream: beat the butter until soft. Sift in the icing sugar and beat until smooth. Beat in the almond extract and food colouring until blended.
7.
Spread the buttercream on the cakes, mounding it in the centre. Sprinkle with sugar hearts and top with a whole cherry.