Rhubarb Crumble Cupcakes that take all the best bits of freshly
baked cakes and homemade crumbles and put them into a single
serving - we've made our with the Dualit Hand
100g Self Raising Flour + 50g (for topping)
100g Caster Sugar
2 Large Eggs
1 tbsp Milk
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Vanilla Essence
50g Demerara Sugar
50g Jumbo Oats
1 Tin Rhubarb (in syrup)
Preheat the oven to 200º/180º fan.
Place 100g flour, baking powder, margerine, caster sugar and
vanilla essence in a large mixing bowl. Mix with the flat beaters
on the Dualit
Hand Mixer until a smooth batter consistency is reached.
Add the tablespoon of milk and stir in, then set aside.
To make the crumble mix, add the 50g flour into a bowl. Cube
the butter, add to the bowl and then rub it into the flour until
the mix resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Next, add in the oats and sugar and mix well. Set aside.
Drain the rhubarb - do not discard the
Place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tin. Take a large spoon or
ice cream scoop of the sponge batter and fill the cases up to
Add a few pieces of the drained rhubarb the middle of each
case, carefully pressing them into the middle of the batter.
Place the cupcakes into the oven and set a timer for 10
After 10 minutes, remove the cupcakes and top with a generous
spoonful of the crumble mix. Try to cover the whole cupcake.
Place back into the oven for a further 10 minutes or until
golden brown and a skewer comes out clean.
Serve warm with hot, thick Vanilla Custard or
allow to cool and enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee!
Use the excess rhubarb syrup to add to coffees, milkshakes,
other desserts or even plain yoghurt! Try freezing the syrup in ice
cube trays and then add to cocktails or gin and tonic for a fruity
Blueberries, raspberries, cooked apple, banana, peaches etc.
can all be used in place of rhubarb.
Use fresh rhubarb instead of tinned rhubarb by peeling, rinsing
and cutting stalks into 2 inch pieces, before microwaving or pan
cooking in water and sugar for 5-10 minutes.
The crumble mix can be placed on top of the cupcakes from the
start of the bake - this will give a more rustic look to the
These cupcakes freeze well in an airtight container (if there's
Dualit products used
We've used the Dualit Hand Mixer to whip up these cupcakes.