Is it too late to wish you a happy New Year? No? Happy New Year! May it be as awesome as you would like it to be!
Usually I would have New Years resolution (like dieting, being more healthy, working out etc.) but I decided to throw these out of the window and just make this year the best year ever and enjoy lots of cakes.
You could say I haven’t got any willpower when it comes to cake. I just can’t say no. Story of my life. I have come to terms with it and fully embrace it now.
On Instagram I shared a photo for these Custard & Sticky Pudding Cake Cupcakes and it has gone viral. It has received more likes than I have followers, haha, and because I have been asked for the recipe I’d like to share it with you today.
A few years ago when I came to England as an Au Pair a friend introduced me to Lyle’s Golden Syrup cake and Ambrosias Devon custard. We would put a huge slab of cake in a bowl drown it in custard and chuck it in the microwave to warm up. Serious comfort food! I have loved it ever since and I thought I make a cupcake out of it. (Just don’t warm it up or the buttercream will melt away!)
It is a basic vanilla cupcake filled with vanilla custard. Topped with Golden Syrup buttercream and sticky pudding cake. Drizzle some Golden Syrup over it and enjoy!
The Golden Syrup has a slight caramel-y flavour (and I love caramel) in the buttercream and brings out the flavour of the custard and cake really well.
Recipe Custard & Sticky Pudding Cake Cupcakes
100 grams soft butter
200 grams caster sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
180 ml whole milk
200 grams flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
Golden Syrup Buttercream:
110 grams soft butter
500 grams icing sugar
70 ml whole milk
2 tablespoons Golden Syrup
Filling and Decoration:
Ambrosia Devon Custard or any other vanilla custard
Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cake (by McVitie’s)