Apple And Raisin Cupcakes with Yogurt and Melon


  • 1 1/2 cups self rising flour                  
  • scant 2/3 cup unsalted butter, chopped                  
  • 3/4 cup soft brown sugar                  
  • 1 cup raisin, plus extra to garnish                  
  • 1/2 cup apple puree                  
  • 3 eggs


Cupcake Topping: 
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon
  • 1/2 melon


Preheat the oven to 350 F. Line 12 standard muffin cups with paper liners.


Sift the flour into a large bowl and make a well in the center. Melt the butter and sugar in a small saucepan over a low heat, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat. Combine the raisins and apple puree with butter mixture. Pour into the well in the flour, along with the egg. Stir with a wooden spoon until combined.


Divide the mixture evenly among the paper liners. Bake for 15 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean when inserted into center of a cake. Transfer onto a wire rack to cool completely.


To make the yogurt topping, combine the yogurt and sugar. Spread tablespoon of topping over each cake and put a piece of melon on top.



Dzoli said...
September 22, 2011 at 5:00 AM  

This again looks amzing.Such a wonderfull combination of aromas and presentation is so equisite:)

Alpana said...
September 22, 2011 at 8:06 AM  

Wow......Muffins look great as usual & awesome presentation.

The Three Little Piglets said...
September 22, 2011 at 10:20 PM  

Those look adorable! Lovely presentation.

myfudo said...
September 23, 2011 at 11:41 AM  

Think I'm gonna love that muffins. the flavor combination makes me scent the aromatic fragrance from the photo.

Girl Cook Art said...
September 24, 2011 at 10:43 AM  

They look so pretty and i bet they taste as delicious too!

Beth @ Beth Michelle said...
September 24, 2011 at 11:13 AM  

These look really awesome and so so pretty! Love your photos

Grubarazzi said...
September 24, 2011 at 7:21 PM  

Simply...beautiful. you make me want to bake.

Ann said...
September 25, 2011 at 12:30 AM  

These are stunning (your photos are always amazing). What a great flavor combination!

Wilde in the Kitchen said...
September 25, 2011 at 9:38 AM  

Apples are the perfect way to say hello to fall. This is such a different recipe, thanks for sharing!

Eliotseats said...
September 27, 2011 at 2:40 PM  

Your pics are amazing!

handmade by amalia said...
June 16, 2015 at 11:10 PM  

Wish I had one right now, with my morning coffee :-)

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