Oh I juts love plums and these vegan plum cupcakes are just fabulous!
INGREDIENTS – PLUM CUPCAKES
1/2 cup vegan butter
1/2 cup caster sugar/coconut palm sugar
1 cup GF self-rising flour
1 cup oat milk mixed with 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp baking powder
2 South African plums- chopped into small chunks
Dash vanilla extract
3 tbsp vegan butter (stick kind works best here)
1 1/2 cups icing sugar
Dash freeze dried berry powder or pink food colouring
METHOD for PLUM CUPCAKES
1 Preheat your oven to 180c and line a cupcake tray with paper cases.
2 In a mixing bowl, cream together the vegan butter and sugar until light and
fluffy. Then whisk In the milk and vinegar mixture and vanilla.
3 Fold through your dry ingredients to create a smooth batter. Using an ice
cream or cookie scoop, divide the mixture amongst the cases for an even result.
4 Add a few pieces of chopped plum into the centre of each cake and bake
these for approximately 25 minutes.
5 Once your cakes are cooked through and golden in colour, allow to cool
completely on a wire wrack.
6 Meanwhile, beat your vegan butter until pale, then gradually incorporate the
icing sugar. Mash your blackberries and berry powder (if using) into your butter
cream. You can add extra icing sugar to thicken if required.
7 Pipe or spread the frosting onto each of your cakes and garnish with toppings