Honeycomb cupcakes recipe

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makes: 12
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 18 min
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  • These delicious honeycomb cupcakes are so easy to make. Topped with Crunchie bars, these mouth-watering cupcakes take just 10 minutes to prepare. This cupcake recipe serves 12.


    • 100g soft margarine 

    • 100g caster sugar
2 eggs 

    • 100g self raising flour 

    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
500g low fat soft cream cheese
    • 300g icing sugar 

    • Few drops vanilla essence
    • 3 Crunchie bars 

    • Sugar Bee decorations (available from Squires Kitchen)


    • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

    • Place 12 cupcake cases into a muffin tin. 
Put the margarine, sugar, eggs, flour and baking powder into a large bowl & mix with an electric whisk for 2-3 mins until smooth.

    • Half fill the cupcake cases with the mixture. 
Bake for 13-18 mins until the cakes spring back when touched. Take out of the tin & cool on a wire rack.

    • Beat together the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla essence using an electric whisk till smooth.

    • Spread/pipe onto the cupcakes & then have fun decorating.

    • Chop the Crunchie bars into chunks about 1cm thick & arrange on the top with a sugar bee amongst the honeycomb.

    Top tip for making Honeycomb cupcakes

    Ally says she always doubles the mixture to make 24 cupcakes, as they are always hugely popular

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