Liquorice Buns

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Liquorice Buns
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 10 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
368
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie368 kcal(18 %)
Protein3.19 g(3 %)
Fat20.71 g(18 %)
Carbohydrates43.15 g(29 %)
Sugar added27.49 g(110 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A198.34 mg(24,793 %)
Vitamin D0.56 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E1.4 mg(12 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.14 mg(13 %)
Niacin1.21 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₆0.01 mg(1 %)
Folate33.79 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid0.15 mg(3 %)
Biotin0.47 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.33 μg(11 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium46.42 mg(1 %)
Calcium81.37 mg(8 %)
Magnesium4.82 mg(2 %)
Iron0.66 mg(4 %)
Iodine14.09 μg(7 %)
Zinc0.17 mg(2 %)
Saturated fatty acids12.47 g
Cholesterol81.83 mg

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
cup Whole milk
0.333 cup black Licorice (finely chopped)
½ cup unsalted butter
cup superfine caster sugar
2 eggs (beaten)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ¼ cups self-rising flour (sifted)
½ teaspoon Baking powder
For the buttercream
¾ cup unsalted butter
1 ⅔ cups powdered sugar
To decorate
12 Licorice candy
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Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the milk and liquorice in a pan, stirring and bring just to a boil. Remove from the heat, cover and leave to stand for about 30 minutes until the liquorice has melted.
2.
Heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place paper cases in a 12 hole deep bun or muffin tin.
3.
Beat the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
4.
Beat in the eggs and vanilla until blended.
5.
Sift in the flour and baking powder and gently fold into the mixture with the liquorice milk, until well combined.
6.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and springy to the touch. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
7.
For the buttercream: beat the butter until soft. Sift in the icing sugar and beat well until smooth and creamy.
8.
Spoon the buttercream into a piping bag and pipe on top of the cakes. Decorate with liquorice bonbons.