Honey Cupcakes

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(makes 12)
For the Cupcakes
  • 120g unsalted butter softened
  • 150g sugar
  • 225g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 80g honey
  • 125ml buttermilk, milk or sourcream
  • 2 eggs
For the Frosting
  • 120g butter (room temp)
  • 120g cream cheese
  • 50g honey
  • 2 cups sifted pure icing

For the Cupcakes
Whisk the butter, sugar and honey until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and vanilla, add the buttermilk and then fold in the sifted dry ingredients, Spoon into greased muffin tins and and bake 170°C for 12-15mins. Cool and then top with cream cheese honey frosting.
For the Frosting
Whip the butter, honey and cream cheese together, add the icing sugar and whip until light and fluffy. Pipe onto honey cupcakes.