Valentine’s Day Cupcakes


Hello everyone, I thought I would share a simple recipe to make some Valentine’s Day Cupcakes.

It is a simple blueberry sponge recipe topped with fluffy buttercream. You can then decorate them with your favourite red themed toppings. I’ve used a selection of crystallised rose petals and red sugar hearts.

If you aren’t into the whole Valentine’s theme then you can decorate them with extra blueberries or grated lemon zest. A lemon flavoured frosting rather than the vanilla also gives these cupcakes a nice twist.

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Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 15 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 35 mins
Servings: 8
Best Season: Winter


Happy Valentine's Day everyone! If you are after an easy recipe to bake then try out my Valentine's Day Cupcakes.


For the cupcakes:

For the frosting:


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC and line an 8 hole muffin tin with paper cases

  2. Whisk together the caster sugar and butter until light and fluffy

  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time the stir in the flour and blueberries

  4. Divide the cake mix between the muffin cases and bake in the oven for 20 minutes

  5. Remove from the oven and allow to cool

  6. Make the frosting by beating together the dairy free spread and icing sugar until creamy.  Pipe onto top of the cooled cupcakes and decorate.

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