LOVE’S DAY RASPBERRY CUPCAKE

Adding yogurt to cupcakes may sound a little weird, but it’s a wonderful way to make your cupcakes moist and creamy. When you’re using fruit flavored yogurt, you add a whole new flavor dimension to these tasty creations. The pink topping looks very pretty too.

Valentines-Day-raspberry-cupcakes

These cupcakes are 7 Points Plus, but you deserve a special treat on Valentine’s Day.

Yield :

Smartpoints: 6
points plus : 7
Serving Size: 1 (174 g)
Servings: 10 cupcakes

Ingredients :

  • 140ml raspberry yogurt
  • 40g softened butter or margarine
  • 120g self-raising flour
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 1 egg

For the frosting:
– 1tbsp raspberry jam
– 50g softened butter
– 200g icing sugar

Preparation :

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C/Gas Mark 4/Fan 160°C).
2. Line a muffin tin with 10 cupcake cases.
3. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together.
4. Sift the flour and add to the sugar and butter. Mix until it resembles breadcrumbs.
5. Beat in the egg. Stir through the yogurt until just combined.
6. Fill each cupcake case by two thirds.
7. Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
8. Transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool.
9. When the cupcakes have cooled, prepare the frosting by beating the butter and jam until smooth. Add the icing sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Pipe or spread the frosting over the cupcakes.

Nutritional Info :

Calories: 254
Total fat: 7.8 g
Sodium: 15 mg
Total carbs: 43 g
Dietary fiber: 0.4 g
Protein: 3 g

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