Mascarpone and Passion Fruit Buns

Recipe author: EAT SMARTER
Mascarpone and Passion Fruit Buns
40 min.


for 12 cakes
For the cupcakes
¾ cup
¾ cup
1 teaspoon
½ cup
1 cup
¼ cup
¼ cup
¼ cup
Passionfruit pulp
For the passionfruit cream
1 ¼ cups
¼ cup
cream (48% fat)
3 tablespoons
Passion fruit (halved and pulp removed)
To decorate
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Preparation steps

Step 1/8
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Grease a 12 hole bun tin.
Step 2/8
Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl, until light and creamy. Add the eggs, one at a time and beat well after each addition.
Step 3/8
Add the mascarpone and the passion fruit pulp (including the pips) and beat until smooth.
Step 4/8
Stir in both flours alternately with the milk until smooth.
Step 5/8
Spoon into the tins and bake for 20 minutes until golden and springy to the touch. Cool in the tins for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
Step 6/8
For the passionfruit cream: whisk the mascarpone, cream and icing sugar in a bowl until blended and beginning to thicken.
Step 7/8
Stir in the passion fruit pulp and beat until firm.
Step 8/8
Spoon on top of each cake. Place a bluberry on top of each cake and sift over a little icing sugar.