Toffee Apple Cupcakes with Caramel Icing

Toffee Apple Cupcakes with Caramel Icing


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These cupcakes are chock full of fresh grated apple and sweetened with caramel condensed milk. Topped with a caramel cream cheese icing, they are rich and tasty.

CheekyKiwi Canterbury, New Zealand

Makes: 12 cupcakes

  • Cupcakes
  • 1 1/2 cups (190g) plain flour
  • 1/4 cup (40g) brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60g) white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 120g butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups apple, grated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup caramel condensed milk
  • Icing
  • 250g cream cheese, softened
  • 120g butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar, to taste
  • 1/4 cup caramel condensed milk, to taste

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:30min cooling  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Line a muffin tin with 12 paper baking cups.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarb soda and salt. In another bowl mix butter, eggs, apple and vanilla. Mix in the flour mixture and stir until well combined then stir in the caramel condensed milk, to taste.
  3. Spoon into the lined muffin cups. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Allow to cool on a wire rack before icing.
  4. Icing

  5. Beat together cream cheese, butter and vanilla until well mixed. Slowly beat in the icing sugar. Beat in the caramel condensed milk until desired sweetness is reached. Pipe onto cooled cupcakes.

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- 29 Oct 2012

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