Cherry Cupcakes

Cherry cupcakes are a great idea for a family and friends gathering, morning/afternoon tea or lunch box. Here is an easy recipe to try. Enjoy!

Serves: 12

Preparation: 40 minutes

Baking: 35 minutes


Cherry Cupcakes mixture

  • 125 g unsalted butter
  • ½ cup raw sugar
  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt
  • 2 free range eggs
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup organic almond milk
  • 250 g pitted cherries
  • Pinch of Himalayan salt


  • 125 g butter
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tbs milk


Step 1

Place the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat until smooth. Add eggs and beat well until creamy.

Step 2

Stir in the yoghurt and mix well to combine. Lightly add flour, baking powder, salt, milk and cherries and mix well to combine.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180 °C.  Line the muffin tray with paper cups and spoon in the mixture evenly. Bake for about 35 minutes, or until cooked. You can use a toothpick to check if they are ready.

 Step 4

Place the muffins on a wire rack to cool.

Step 5

Icing: Place the butter, icing sugar and vanilla in a small bowl and mix to combine. Add milk as needed to get a smooth spreadable consistency.

Step 6

Coat each cupcake with the icing and sprinkle with icing sugar.


  • You can replace self-rising flour with plain flour and add an extra teaspoon of baking powder.
  • You can decorate the cupcakes with whole cherries with stems on them.
  • Sprinkle each cupcake with a chocolate topping instead of icing sugar.

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