/Spiced Mango Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting Recipe
Spiced Mango Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting recipe

Spiced Mango Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Treat yourself to these incredibly delicious cupcakes. Filled with the exotic flavours of spices and mangoes, topped with a sweet buttercream frosting.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius and line your muffin tin with cupcake cases.
  • Step 2.

    In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and spices. Set aside.
  • Step 3.

    In a large bowl, beat the butter with sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Step 4.

    Beat in the eggs, one at the time, adding the vanilla extract after.
  • Step 5.

    Fold in the dry ingredients, alternating with the mango puree.
  • Step 6.

    Spoon the batter into prepared muffin cups almost to the top and bake for about 25 minutes or until the cupcakes spring back when pressed lightly in the centre.
  • Step 7.

    Allow the cupcakes to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Step 8.

    To make the frosting, beat the butter with powdered sugar and vanilla extract until creamy. Gradually add the cream and continue beating until the frosting is fluffy.
  • Step 9.

    Pipe the frosting on the top of the cupcakes once they are completely cooled.
  • Step 10.

    Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg and then top with a dried mango slice.


  1. 170 gSelf-raising flour

  2. 1 tspBaking powder

  3. 0.5 tspSalt

  4. 1 tspMixed spice

  5. 115 gUnsalted butter, at room temperature

  6. 170 gCaster sugar

  7. 2 Large eggs

  8. 1 tspVanilla extract

  9. 120 mlMango puree

  10. 115 gUnsalted butter, for frosting

  11. 250 gPowdered sugar, for frosting

  12. 1 tspVanilla extract, for frosting

  13. 2 tbspDouble cream, for frosting

  14. 50 gDried mango pieces, for decoration

  15. 0.5 tspCinnamon, for dusting

  16. 0.5 tspNutmeg, for dusting

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