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Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Try this moist and flavourful spiced gingerbread cupcake recipe with a tangy, sweet cream cheese frosting. The perfect eye-catching baked offering to brighten up your display cabinet in the lead-up to the festive season.

Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting





Gingerbread Cupcakes

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Whisk Western Star Unsalted Butter and brown sugar in an electric mixer until pale and creamy.   
  2. Add egg and mix until combined.
  3. Stir in Anchor Blue Full Cream Milk, honey and vanilla paste.
  4. Mix all remaining dry ingredients together in a separate bowl then add to butter mixture, stir on low speed until combined.
  5. Evenly distribute the mixture into 10-12 patty pans.
  6. Once baked, allow to cool prior to topping with cream cheese frosting. Add gold leaf (optional).

Cream Cheese Icing

  • Add all ingredients to electric mixer and whip until smooth and creamy.

Chef’s Tip: Cream cheese frosting can be prepared the day prior and refrigerated.




2nd November 2021