Toffee apples scream Halloween, and we love this cupcake version! They’d make the perfect sweet treat for your Halloween party.




Mixing bowl

Wooden spoon

Cupcake cases + tin

Lollipop sticks

Palette knife



100g Butter

70g Caster sugar

2 Free range eggs

300g Plain flour

1 ½ tsp Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Mixed spice

2 tsp Baking powder

2/3 Eating apples (such as Granny Smith)

220ml Milk

Carnation caramel sauce


Makes: 12-14 cupcakes

Prep time: 45 mins

Cooking time: 30 mins plus cooling time



Preheat the oven to 190°C

Cream together the butter and sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy.

Add in the beaten egg, flour, baking powder and cinnamon and mix until evenly incorporated, making sure that there are no lumps!

Chop the apples and add into the mixture, gently folding to incorporate into the mixture.

Line a cupcake tin with paper cases, filling each ¾ full.

Pop in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.

Leave to cool on a wire rack until cold.

Apply the caramel sauce using a palette knife.

To finish insert the lollipop stick into the centre of the cupcake.


Recipe: Hobbycraft


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