I have recently got the Hummingbird Bakery Home Sweet Home book out of the library and the very first recipe is Jaffa Cake Cupcakes, and who cares what other beautiful cakes were in the book, this one was a winner for me, I had to try and make them.

jaffa cupcakes

First I had to make some plain but tasty sponge cupcakes.

jaffa cupcakes

Then I scooped out a spoonful of the sponge from each cupcake.

jaffa cupcakes

I spooned some marmalade into the holes and then recovered with the pieces of sponge – I needed to make the sponge pieces smaller to fit back in the holes, so I had to eat them, shame.

jaffa cupcakes

Then I made a chocolate frosting to go on top of the cupcakes – a very nice chocolate frosting!

jaffa cupcakes

I then cut some jaffa cakes in half and placed them on top. And all done.

I would definitely make these again, the children loved them, well come on they are based on jaffa cakes!

jaffa cupcakes