Baobab And Orange Muffins
Makes 8 cupcake-sized muffins
115g butter, melted
315g self-raising flour
10g baking powder
150g light brown sugar
25g orange zest
300g icing sugar
150g unsalted butter
40g baobab jam
5ml vanilla essence
Preheat oven to 180°C/gas mark 4.
Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the sugar and eggs together until light.
Add the yoghurt, milk and melted butter.
Mix on a low speed.
When mixed, add the flour, baking powder and orange zest until mixed through.
Transfer mixture to eight cupcake cases in a suitable baking tray.
Bake for 20 -25 minutes.
In the meantime make the buttercream icing
Beat the butter until soft, add the icing sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
Add the vanilla essence and baobab jam.
Remove the cupcakes from the oven and allow to cool.
Pipe the buttercream on to the cakes.
Sprinkle some extra orange zest on the top.