Sticky Pecan Cupcakes

A little something to see you through to the weekend!!

photo 5 (1)

Ingredients:

Cupcakes:
3 ripe bananas
3 large eggs
1 tbsp honey
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
1 tbsp lemon juice
6 dates – soaked in water with pits removed
100g pecans roughly chopped

Icing:
10 pecans
1 1/2 cups of dates – soaked in water with pits removed
1/2 tsp coconut oil
1/2 tsp honey
1/8 tsp cinnamon

Whole pecans to garnish

Method:

  1. Β Preheat the oven to 180Β°c, line 2 cupcake tins with cases.photo 2 (1)
  2. In a large bowl blend the eggs and bananas.photo 4 (1)
  3. Add the honey, dates, vanilla, lemon juice and blend again.
  4. Fold in the Β pecans and place mixture in the cases.photo 1
  5. Place in the oven for 25 minutes.photo 2
  6. In the mean-time prepare the icing, add the dates and 2 tbsp of the water that they were soaking in to the blender and blend until smooth.photo 4
  7. Add the coconut oil, honey and cinnamon and blend again.
  8. Finally add the pecans and blend until smooth.
  9. Remove the cupcakes from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool.photo 5
  10. Once they have cooled place 1 tsp of the icing on each and garnish with a whole pecan.
  11. Serve and enjoy πŸ™‚

photo 1 (2)

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