Spiced Christmas cupcakes with marzipan frosting

Spiced Christmas cupcakes with marzipan frosting

Twas the night before the School Christmas Fayre and all through the house, not a creature was stirring…except mummy, who was stirring cake batter furiously while rifling through the spice cupboards in a panic. Yep, I somehow thought it was a good idea to volunteer to make four boxes of Christmas cupcakes.

This recipe was made with a good helping of guesswork but ended up making a really light, crisp, spiced sponge and a moreish white chocolate marzipan icing that pipes quite soft and sets quite firm.

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