Redcurrant and Raspberry Muffins

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Redcurrant and Raspberry Muffins
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 10 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
½ cup butter
cup superfine caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
2 cups self-rising flour (sifted)
½ cup Orange juice
cup Red currant (lightly crushed)
cup Raspberries (lightly crushed)
For the topping
¾ cup unsalted butter
2 ½ cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
To decorate
pink Decorative sugar crystals
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Grease a 12 hole muffin tin.
2.
Beat the butter, sugar and vanilla in a mixing bowl until light.
3.
Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Fold in the flour and orange juice until just combined, then stir in the berries.
4.
Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and risen. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
5.
For the topping: beat the butter until soft. Sift in the icing sugar and beat well until smooth and creamy. Stir in the vanilla.
6.
Spoon into a piping bag and pipe on top of the cakes. Decorate with sugar sprinkles.