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Savory shrimp cupcakes

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Savory shrimp cupcakes


For the cupcakes

  • Preheat oven over 180οC (355* F) Set to Fan.
  • Place cupcake papers in the cupcake pan.
  • Heat the olive oil on a pot over medium heat.
  • Add the flour and whisk until it is mixed with the olive oil and cooked through.
  • Remove mixture from pot and transfer to the mixer’s bowl.
  • Add the sugar, baking powder, baking soda, onion, paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper and beat on medium speed for 1-2 minutes until homogenized.
  • Add one by one the eggs. Wait for each egg to be incorporated before adding the next.
  • When the eggs are incorporated, add the water and tomato paste.
  • Transfer mixture to the cupcake pan. Fill up to ¾ each cupcake paper with dough.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until golden.
  • Remove from oven and place on a rack to cool.

For the glaze

  • In a bowl, add the icing sugar and the cognac and mix until you have a smooth glaze.
  • Spread 1 teaspoon over each cupcake.

For the shrimps

  • Heat the olive oil in a pan over high heat.
  • Peel the shrimps but keep and head and tail. Remove the intestines and season with salt and pepper.
  • Sauté for 1 minute on both sides.
  • Remove from pan and serve on the cupcakes (place one shrimp over each cupcake).
  • Sprinkle with chives.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
10 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


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.

Sugars (g)
11 %


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.

Protein (g)
10 %


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.

Fibre (g)
4 %


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.

Sodium (g)
8 %


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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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