Kiwifruit and Lime Cupcakes



  • 75g Self-raising Flour
  • 40g Plain Flour
  • 50g Ground Almond
  • 80g Caster Sugar
  • 62g Unsalted Butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 60ml Milk
  • 1 1/2 Ripe Green Kiwifruit, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 Green Kiwifruit, sliced for garnishing
  • Zest of 1 Lime
  • 90ml Lime Juice(about 2 – 3 limes)
  • 80g Caster Sugar


  • Preheat oven to 180°C. Place combined flours, almond meal and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Stir well.
  • Whisk egg and milk together with melt butter and slowly stir into the flour ingredients follow by the cubed kiwifruit.
  • Using a spatula, mix well and spoon mixture into paper cases and bake in preheated oven for 25 – 30 minutes till golden and skewer inserted and comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan for 10 minutes before turning onto wire rack to cool further.
  • To make the lime syrup, place lime rind, lime juice and sugar in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves.
  • Simmer over medium low heat for 8 – 10 minutes until thickened.
  • Cool the syrup slightly. Use a skewer make holes over the cakes before spooning the sryup over cakes and top with sliced kiwifruit.
  • You could also un-mould cake on serving plates, spoon over extra lime syrup and serve warm.

Yield: makes 6 cupcakes
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