Blackberry Cupcakes

With blackberry season fast approach here’s a look back at last years blackberry recipe.

Simply Homemade

It was a beautiful afternoon today so instead of tackling the basket of ironing that had been looking at me, instead I strapped Abbie & Harry into their buggy, gathered up Caoimhe & Jack and went blackberry picking.
They all thoroughly enjoyed the hour out in the fresh air, Caoimhe & Jack of course competing to find the biggest blackberry 🙂

Blackberries, the jewels in our hedgerows

 We picked loads, so the next question was, what to make with them.

Cupcakes, everyone loves cupcakes!


Basic Cupcake Mixture

125g Softened Butter
125g Caster Sugar
2 Large Eggs
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extractec4d8-011
125g Self Raising Flour
2 tablespoons Milk

Apple & Blackberry Compote

2 Apples, chopped small
300g Blackberries
1 teaspoon Ground Cloves
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
2 tablespoons Caster Sugar
1 teaspoon Cornflour

Blackberry Buttercream

100g Blackberry Puree
100g Softened Butter
200g Icing Sugar


Prepare the Apple & Blackberry compote first…

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2 thoughts on “Blackberry Cupcakes

  1. Hi Nicola enjoyed reading your blog, very interesting and such good cooking tips, i think i will have a look for Catriona Redmonds cook book. Brenda


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