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New Year Day cupcakes
Method

For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Grind down the mastic, mahlab, nutmeg and granulated sugar with a mortar and pestle until finely ground.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the butter at room temperature, icing sugar and the ground aromatics.
  • Add the orange zest and vanilla extract. Beat until the mixture is fluffy. Add the eggs and beat.
  • Remove mixer’s bowl from stand and add the milk, flour and baking powder. Mix with a spatula until all the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Transfer mixture to cupcake pan lined with cupcake liners. Add the New Year’s lucky coin in one of them.
  • Tap the cupcake pan to level the mixture and bake for 25-30 minutes.

For the buttercream frosting

  • Beat the butter at room temperature, icing sugar and vanilla extract until light and fluffy.

To serve

  • Transfer cupcakes to a serving platter and tie together with a festive ribbon.
  • Spread the buttercream frosting over the surface of all of the cupcakes. Top with chocolate decorations and cocoa powder.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

452
Calories (kcal)
23 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

23.9
Total Fat (g)
34 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

14.8
Saturated Fat (g)
74 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

55.0
Total Carbs (g)
21 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

38.7
Sugars (g)
43 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

3.7
Protein (g)
7 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.88
Fibre (g)
4 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.18
Sodium (g)
3 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.