234. Lovely Figs! So many lovely figs!
Hand picked and just waiting to be used.
Fig Upside Down Cupcakes
1 3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup almond meal (almonds ground to grainy consistency)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
6 to 8 figs diced
Preheat oven to 350ºF and line paper baking cups in cupcake pans. Yields approximately 24 cupcakes.
In a large bowl mix together milk, sugar, oil, extracts and egg till blended. Add flour, almond meal, baking powder and baking soda, spices and salt. Mix until smooth.
Buttercream Spice Frosting
1 1/2 sticks butter, room temperature
5 cups confectioners sugar
2 Tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 - 3 Tablespoons milk or as needed for right consistency
Cream all ingredients together in a mixer and whip until smooth and sugar has incorporated. Adjust milk or confectioners sugar to desired consistency.
Pipe frostin onto cooled cupcakes and decorate as desired.
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