Zesty Citrus Cakes with Ginger

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Zesty Citrus Cakes with Ginger
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
12
For the cupcakes
1 cup butter
1 cup superfine caster sugar
1 lemon (finely grated zest)
1 ½ cups self-rising flour (sifted)
4 eggs
½ teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Ginger powder
½ teaspoon Mixed spice
For the lemon cream
1.333 cups cream (48% fat)
½ cup powdered sugar
1 lemon (finely grated zest)
To decorate
2 tablespoons finely chopped stem ginger
Ginger powder
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 180°C ( 160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place paper cases in a 12-hole muffin tin.
2.
Put the butter, sugar, lemon zest and flour in a mixing bowl. Add the eggs, baking powder and ground spices. Beat with an electric whisk until smooth and creamy.
3.
Spoon the mixture into the paper cases and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and risen. Place on a wire rack to cool completely.
4.
For the lemon cream: whisk the cream and icing sugar until thick. Stir in the lemon zest until blended.
5.
Spoon the cream on top of the cakes and decorate with stem ginger and a little ground ginger.