Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes

Tuesday, 20 December 2016


I love to bake and from time to time I like to try something new. Today I decided that I wanted to make ginger bread latte cupcakes since I wanted something a bit festive. So I found a recipe for a ginger bread latte and tried to turn it into a cake!

This recipe required a lot of guessing to be honest since I kind of made it along the way. A few weeks ago I bought a Christmas tree cupcake mold that I had been meaning to try so I decided to put it to the test today.

Ingredients


For the batter:

Vanilla cake mix
3 teaspoons Golden syrup
2 shots of coffee
1 heaped teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
a splash of milk

To garnish:

Nutella
White melting Chocolate
Sprinkles

Directions


1. Preheat the oven at 180℃.
2. Follow the directions on box of the cake mix. You can also opt to make a simple vanilla batter from scratch. Once the batter is done set it aside.
3. In another bowl mix the coffee, syrup, ginger, cinnamon and milk together.
4. Gradually add the syrup to the cake mix, mixing every time you add more. You don't have to use all of it as this depends on how strong you want the taste to be.
5. Carefully fill in all the cupcake cases with the batter. Tap the dish gently so any trapped bubbles will rise to the surface. Place the dish in the oven for around 20 minutes.
6. Your cupcakes will be done once upon inserting a knife it will come out clean. Take out the cupcakes and leave them to cool.
7. Melt the chocolate while waiting for the cupcakes to cool.
8. Once they are cool enough transfer them onto a plate. You can decorate however you want. Since I did not find any green food colouring, I decided to just drip the white chocolate from the top and to add a few sprinkles to finish. You can also use Nutella or decorate them using a piping bag.

I hope that you will enjoy this recipe and try them out as I love how they turned out. 

What are your favourite festive cupcakes?


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25 comments

  1. Ooh these sound awesome! So different but combines a lot of my favourite tastes as well as being Christmassy! Love the sound of these, thanks for the recipe!

    JosieVictoriaa // Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle

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  2. These look so yummy! I wish I was good at baking and although I do enjoy it from time to time, I have to say I'm not the best. These cupcakes definitely look like they are worth trying out though and I love that they are Christmas tree shaped! x

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    1. I enjoy baking more than I enjoy eating the cupcakes! Definitely try them out :)

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  3. these sound gorgeous - I'm having a baking day tomorrow. i hope i get to try and make these!
    jen / velvet spring xxx

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    1. Thanks! I hope that they turned out well :)

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  4. These look so delicious! I still have to bake another batch of sugar cookies before Christmas, so I'll definitely be giving these a try as well :) Thank you for sharing the recipe!

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  5. Wow, these cupcakes look just great! Cute and yummy - I really need a Christmas tree-shaped cupcake mold too, that's the perfect festive bake accessory. White chocolate used as icing is an awesome idea, I never thought about doing that but that's actually better than butter and sugar icing. Well done, you came up with a great recipe :D

    Julia x
    Last post: Throwback to my Christmas Posts | http://juliaspeaksbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/throwback-my-christmas-posts.html

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    1. I have never made icing so white chocolate is an easy way out! Definitely pick up a festive mold if you see one. Thy make baking more fun :)

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  6. OH EM GEE!!! These look AMAZING! I totally need to make these on Christmas Eve! I adore the photographs SO much, they look fabulous!

    Merry Christmas, hun! Lots of love from Mollie xxx | http://wwwtheperksofmolliequirk.blogspot.com

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  7. Oh my this sounds absolutely amazing! Definitely going to try over the christmas period!
    Amy xx
    www.callmeamy.co.uk

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    1. I'm glad that you like the recipe :)

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  8. Oooh! These look absolutely scrumptious, Sarah! They look like little coffee mountains hehe! Thanks for sharing your recipe! I absolutely love recipes that include cinnamon, it's the perfect Christmas ingredient!

    Abbey 🌸 www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

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    1. I agree! Cinnamon makes everything better :)

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  9. These sound so tasty! Might have to try and make these myself 💖 - www.teaisawishyourheartmakes.wordpress.com 💖

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  10. These look amazing!! I would love to find a mould like that! I need to try these out x

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  11. These sound so delicious! I'd love to bake for Christmas but I'm think I'm too late to buy everything... oh well, maybe next year!

    Lizzie Bee // mysticthorn.com

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    1. You can bake them anytime you want hehe!

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  12. Oh my goodness! These look and sound amazing! even though christmas is over I totally going to try these!! Thanks for sharing :)

    findyourownhope.blogspot.com

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    1. Glad you like it! I am sure that they will be delicious all year round :)

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  13. These look really good, although I think I'd replace the white chocolate with dark :)

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

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