Recipe of the month: September

Toffee apple cupcakes

Toffee apple cupcakes from Good to Know website

If you know anyone with an apple tree in their garden, it’s highly likely that you’ve just been given a bag of apples (possibly with the apple-tree-owner lamenting ‘I just don’t know what else I can DO with them!’)

Well, apple recipients, you can make these beautiful spiced toffee apple cupcakes from the Good to Know website – super yummy and easy too!


  • 150g butter, softened
  • 150g light brown sugar
  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 10g cornflour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground cloves (optional)
  • 2 Granny Smith apples peeled, cored and diced
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • Zest and juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the topping

  • 300ml double cream
  • 4 tbsp Dulce de Leche sauce (available from most supermarkets)
  • 250g granulated sugar
  • Groundnut or vegetable oil

That’s everything you’re going to need – check out the Good to Know website for the method!


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