Bonfire Cupcakes

  • 12 servings
  • 1 hour to prepare
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  • For the cupcakes
  • 175g Margarine
  • 150g soft brown sugar
  • 175g self raising flour
  • 25g honey
  • 3 eggs
  • For the buttercream
  • 100g butter, softened
  • 25g honey
  • 200g icing sugar
  • Orange food colouring
  • To decorate
  • 4 flakes, sliced into shards
  • 1 crunchie, crushed



  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C (fan) / 350°F / gas mark 4 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper muffin cases.
  2. Combine the cupcake ingredients using an electric mixer or whisk, then divide between the cases. Bake for 25-30 minutes. To check the cupcakes are cooked, insert a skewer and it should come out clean.
  3. Remove and allow to cool for 10 minutes, then place on a cooling rack to cool completely.
  4. Sift the icing sugar over the softened butter and honey and beat into a smooth icing. Mix in a couple of drops of orange food colouring. Spoon a dollop of icing onto each cupcake, decorate with shards of Flake and finish with a sprinkling of crushed Crunchie.