Zesty Cakes with Buttercream

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Health Score:
Health Score
4,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
320
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie320 kcal(15 %)
Protein4.06 g(4 %)
Fat13.96 g(12 %)
Carbohydrates45.71 g(30 %)
Sugar added20.96 g(84 %)
Roughage0.17 g(1 %)
Vitamin A105.31 mg(13,164 %)
Vitamin D0.17 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E0.86 mg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin1.99 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₆0.03 mg(2 %)
Folate47.8 μg(16 %)
Pantothenic acid0.18 mg(3 %)
Biotin0.24 μg(1 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.23 μg(8 %)
Vitamin C2.32 mg(2 %)
Potassium84.44 mg(2 %)
Calcium111.61 mg(11 %)
Magnesium7.18 mg(2 %)
Iron1.28 mg(9 %)
Iodine5 μg(3 %)
Zinc0.25 mg(3 %)
Saturated fatty acids8.41 g
Cholesterol44.68 mg
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How healthy are the main ingredients?
eggLime

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
0.333 cup
butter (melted)
1
¾ cup
plain Yogurt
1
Lime (juice and finely grated zest)
2 ¼ cups
1 tablespoon
cup
For the buttercream
3 ½ ounces
good quality white chocolate
0.333 cup
1 cup
4 teaspoons
To decorate

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.
Mix together the butter, egg, yoghurt, lime juice and zest in a mixing bowl.
3.
Sift in the flour, baking powder and sugar. Stir until only just combined.
4.
Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and 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 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 a swirl on top of the cakes. Decorate with sugar flowers and hearts.