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Sugar-free Cupcakes with Berry Buttercream

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Sugar-free Cupcakes with Berry Buttercream

Sugar-free cupcakes with berry buttercream - No Sugar but full of sweet flavor

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1 hr 30 min.
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Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1 ½ cups self-rising flour (sifted)
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1 pinch salt
½ cup butter (softened)
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup Stevia
For the buttercream
1 cup unsalted butter
Stevia (to taste)
2 tablespoons Corn starch
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ teaspoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons milk
Food coloring (lilac & yellow)
½ cup Raspberries
½ cup Blueberries
To decorate
Sugar Free Sugar Rose for decoration (optional)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
SteviaRaspberryBlueberrysalteggStevia

Preparation steps

1.

For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F. Place paper liners in a 12 hole cupcake tin.

2.
Put all the cake ingredients into a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
3.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 15-20 minutes until well risen and golden. Cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
4.
For the buttercream: beat the butter until light and fluffy
5.

Add the stevia and cornstarch and whisk for 3 minutes

6.
Add the vanilla and lemon juice and whisk for 4 minutes.
7.
Add the milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, whisking for 1 minute before adding another tablespoon, until stiff and creamy. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes.
8.
Divide the mixture into 3 bowls.
9.
Press the raspberries through a sieve into a small bowl to extract the juice. Slowly beat the juice into 1 bowl of buttercream.
10.
Press the blueberries through a sieve into a small bowl to extract the juice. Slowly beat the juice into 1 bowl of buttercream. Add a few drops of lilac food colouring and beat well.
11.
Add a few drops of yellow food colouring to the remaining buttercream and beat well.
12.
Spoon into 3 piping bags and pipe a swirl on each cake. Decorate with sugar free sweets.