Lime Cupcakes with White Chocolate Lime Cream

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Lime Cupcakes with White Chocolate Lime Cream
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Health Score:
Health Score
4,4 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
351
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie351 kcal(17 %)
Protein3.56 g(4 %)
Fat20.8 g(18 %)
Carbohydrates38.58 g(26 %)
Sugar added22.36 g(89 %)
Roughage0.16 g(1 %)
Vitamin A181.67 mg(22,709 %)
Vitamin D0.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E1.84 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.16 mg(15 %)
Niacin1.16 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₆0.02 mg(1 %)
Folate37.41 μg(12 %)
Pantothenic acid0.15 mg(3 %)
Biotin0.14 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.4 μg(13 %)
Vitamin C2.18 mg(2 %)
Potassium56.26 mg(1 %)
Calcium70.17 mg(7 %)
Magnesium4.49 mg(1 %)
Iron0.68 mg(5 %)
Iodine15 μg(8 %)
Zinc0.18 mg(2 %)
Saturated fatty acids12.46 g
Cholesterol89.82 mg
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
¾ cup
¾ cup
superfine caster sugar
3
eggs (beaten)
1 ¼ cups
1 pinch
1
unwaxed Lime (finely grated zest)
For the buttercream
cup
white chocolate (chopped)
0.333 cup
1 cup
4 teaspoons
To decorate
Sugar decoration (butterflies, handbags)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Lime

Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place paper cases in a 12 hole bun tin.
2.
Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until pale and fluffy.
3.
Gradually beat in the eggs, beating until fully incorporated. Fold in the flour, salt and lime zest until blended.
4.
Spoon into the paper cases. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown and springy to the touch. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
5.
For the buttercream: melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering (not boiling) water. Remove from the heat.
6.
Beat the butter until soft and creamy. Sift in the icing sugar and beat well. Beat in the lime juice until thick and creamy. Stir in the chocolate and a few drops of green food colouring until blended.
7.
Spoon into piping bag and pipe swirls on top of the cakes. Decorate with sugar butterflies, etc.
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