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Citrus Surprise Cupcakes.

I had a go at making LJEBurms’ fabulous Citrus Surprise cupcakes this week, to rave reviews in my office. Naturally, I took all the credit, but for those of you out there in blogland, I thought I would pass on the fantastic recipe and direct you to a great blog. Pictures of my attempts are below!

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Can I call myself a domestic goddess after knocking up some vanilla cupcakes without an outing to the shops?…If so, I promise to wear the title with pride after throwing together these bad-boys on a whim:

After investing the time in making a couple of Key Lime Pies earlier in the week I had some left over home-made lime and lemon curd, which I have been indulging in at every opportunity – breakfast, lunch and tea!  In a moment of adventure I decided to put a curd surprise in vanilla cupcakes to spread the zesty-love. The zesty-love was well received and the whole batch (delivered to 5 mouths around Manchester) failed to last more than 24 hours!

1. I used a Hummingbird recipe and for once followed it to the letter (well, almost).

2. Once cooked and fully cooled I cut a well into each cupcake and added a generous teaspoon of curd before replacing the removed sponge (as you can see…

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By carlymau

Hello! Well, I’m sure someone once said that we are what we repeatedly do, so… I guess I like making stuff, cooking, swimming, sleuthing and watching old black and white movies. I live near a lake. I like feeding the ducks. I work for a trade union and generally like anything that involves rooting for the underdog. Currently I am living in Doncaster and learning one new craft at a time.

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4 replies on “Citrus Surprise Cupcakes.”

Woo! I’m so glad the recipe went to plan…and they did taste lovely, love your twist of swapping out curd for jam : ) x

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