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Rice bubble cupcakes recipe

Rice bubble cupcakes recipe
  • Meal Type

    Cake
  • Servings

    8+
  • Courses

    Dessert
  • Occasion

    Special occasion

Good old-fashioned rice-bubble cake forms the base of these cupcake-style treats. Make the bubble bases the day before, then simply top with a dollop of icing and a puff of fairy floss.

Makes 12

  • 100g butter
  • 1 tbsp liquid honey
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2½ cups rice bubbles
  • ½ cup vanilla frosting
  • Candy floss
  1. Combine butter, honey and sugar in a medium saucepan and heat gently to melt the butter and dissolve the sugar, then increase the heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes until golden and bubbling.
  2. Add rice bubbles and stir well until sticky. Spoon a tbsp into each lightly greased hole of a mini muffin tin and press down. Leave to cool and harden, then store in an air-tight container.
  3. When ready to serve, top with a dollop of vanilla frosting and finish with candy floss.

About Jo Wilcox

New Zealand Woman's Weekly food editor Jo Wilcox serves up tasty and easy to make dishes that your friends and family will love.

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