Dairy Free Lime and Coconut Cupcakes

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Recipe by: Abby Moule

Ingredients

  • 130g plain flour
  • 140g caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 80g softened lactose-free sunflower spread or Pure soya spread (available from supermarkets)
  • 120ml coconut milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 limes
  • For the Technique: Icing Adding a mixture of icing sugar and water, butter or cream to a cake or cupcake for a decorative finish. I know this Teach me, please Icing :

  • 350g Technique: Icing Adding a mixture of icing sugar and water, butter or cream to a cake or cupcake for a decorative finish. I know this Teach me, please icing sugar
  • 40g softened lactose-free sunflower spread or Pure soya spread (available from supermarkets)
  • 40ml coconut milk
  • Toasted coconut shreds

Use imperial measurements

Method

How to make Dairy Free Lime and Coconut Cupcakes

Put the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl - flour, sugar, baking powder and non-butter spread (treat spread as 'dry' for our purposes). Mix until you have an even sandy consistency.

Measure out the coconut milk, egg and vanilla in a jug and beat well. Drizzle into the flour whilst mixing, until you have a smooth batter/mixture. Zest all limes and place three of the lime zest into your mixture. Reserve the other lime zest for the Technique: Icing Adding a mixture of icing sugar and water, butter or cream to a cake or cupcake for a decorative finish. I know this Teach me, please icing . Technique: Blend Mixing two or more ingredients with another so that they combine together as one mixture. You can also use the main blade of a food processor to blend. I know this Teach me, please Blend the mixture for ten seconds on high then stop the mixer and clean down the blade.

Spoon evenly into 12 cupcake cases and bake at 170°C for 20 minutes until they bounce back to the touch.

Cool on a wire rack and in the meantime make the Technique: Icing Adding a mixture of icing sugar and water, butter or cream to a cake or cupcake for a decorative finish. I know this Teach me, please icing by mixing the Technique: Icing Adding a mixture of icing sugar and water, butter or cream to a cake or cupcake for a decorative finish. I know this Teach me, please icing sugar, non-butter spread, coconut milk and final lime zest together for several minutes until very light and fluffy.

Technique: Piping Adding icing to a cake or cupcake using a piping bag for more precise decorations and designs. I know this Teach me, please Pipe the Technique: Icing Adding a mixture of icing sugar and water, butter or cream to a cake or cupcake for a decorative finish. I know this Teach me, please icing on top of the cakes using a reusable Technique: Piping Adding icing to a cake or cupcake using a piping bag for more precise decorations and designs. I know this Teach me, please piping bag and large star nozzle and sprinkle with the toasted coconut shreds. Amaze your diary-free friends with the most delicious cupcakes they've ever had!