Jaffa Cupcakes

Inspired by the English favorite Jaffa Cakes, and the Australian Crabapple bakery, this recipe hits the spot. This variation is gluten free, moist and delicious !!

Inspired by the English favorite Jaffa Cakes, and the Australian Crabapple bakery, this recipe hits the spot. This variation is gluten free, moist and delicious !!

Preheat oven to 160c/325f

Mini Cupcake tins are perfect for this but you may use regular size tins and you will only fill them half way.

2 oranges

4 cups almond flour

31/2  teaspoons baking powder

8 tablespoons butter-room temp

1 cup sugar

¾ cup brown sugar

7 eggs

Boil oranges for 1 hour.

Cut oranges (peel and all) into pieces and puree in blender.

Set aside.

Cream butter until light in color about 2 minutes.

Add sugars and beat for 2 minutes.

Add eggs one at a time beating 1 minute after each addition.

Add the almond flour and baking powder.

Stir in the oranges.

Pour into greased cupcake tins and bake until golden. About 30-35 minutes.

Chocolate Ganache

Scald one cup of cream

Pour over 1 cup of  semi sweet Chocolate Pieces , I like Felchlin Accra 70%.

Stir until smooth.

Pour over cooled Jaffa Cakes.

set aside to set.

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About eatonsquareedibles

I've had the great good fortune of living abroad for more than a decade. The traditions, comfort and memories of home are things I cherish and carry with me on my travels. What I wasn't expecting was that other cultures and flavors would seep into my own traditions and favorites and influence a new batch of classics. Heres to evolving traditions and new memories! View all posts by eatonsquareedibles

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