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Fiona Uyema Recipe
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Fiona Uyema Recipe For St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

For the week that’s in it, we have a Fiona Uyema recipe for St Patrick’s Day cupcakes

Everything will go a little green this week, so we’re grabbing the matcha and giving this Finoa Uyema cupcake recipe from De Dietrich a try.

Makes 6

You will need:

  • 2 eggs (preferably free range)
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 125g soft butter
  • 125g self raising flour
  • 1 tsp matcha powder

For the matcha icing

  • 200g icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of matcha
  • 110g soft butter cubes
  • 20ml milk
  • Matcha Pocky to decorate (available in Asian supermarkets)

Fiona Uyema recipe for St Patrick's Day

Method

  • Preheat a fan oven to 180 degrees Celsius or 350 degrees Fahreinheit.
  • Sieve the flour and matcha together a few times to make sure the matcha powder is completely mixed into the flour.
  • Whisk all the ingredients for the cupcake mix in an electric mixer for a few minutes or until it’s well mixed together.
  • Place the cupcake cases in the baking tin. Using a large spoon to fill the cases over half-way with the batter.
  • Place in the oven for about 20 minutes or until the cakes are well risen and firm on top. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • To make the green icing, sieve the icing sugar and matcha together a few times to make sure the matcha powder is completely mixed into the icing sugar.
  • Using an electric whisk, beat together the butter cubes and icing sugar until smooth and creamy. Finally add the milk and continue to whisk for a few more minutes.
  • Use a piping bag to decorate the top of the cupcakes with the green icing.
  • Break a few pocky sticks in half and place on top of the cupcake to finish decorating.

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