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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.


Belgravia Breakfast Muffins

Just minutes away from a warm healthy delicious breakfast or snack

            Muffin Tin(s)

            Preheat oven 220c/425f

  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2  1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon  sea salt
  • zest of 1/2 orange- optional
  • 1 egg- beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 teaspoons melted butter
  • 1  1/2 cups Bran flakes
  • orange marmalade- or jam/preserves of your choice
  • sugar to sprinkle on tops

Mix together flour,sugar,baking powder and salt.

In a separate bowl combine  eggs and milk. 

Add egg mixture to flour mixture.

 Add butter,zest and blend well.

Fold in bran flakes.

Fill greased muffin tins halfway.  

Spoon a healthy teaspoon of  marmalade/jam into center of each.

 Top with another big spoonful of mix.

Sprinkle tops with sugar

This recipe will make  6- 10 muffins, it’s up to you.

Bake for 15-20 min.

The result is so buttery tasting and delicious you wont believe it. By far one of my favorites, I hope you feel the same.

What a way to start the day !