Christmas Cupcakes - Thermomix Recipes from Steph

Christmas Cupcakes

Recipe by Jude Hays

Makes 12 big cupcakes or 48 mini muffin size.


125g butter

100g brown sugar

1 tsp finely grated orange rind

2 eggs

500g dried mixed fruit

60g walnuts

80g orange juice

70g plain flour

70g self-raising flour

½ tsp mixed spice

Preheat oven to 170 celcius.

Chop walnuts on speed 4 for 5secs. Then put this aside. Zest enough orange peel to make up 1 tsp, speed 7 for 20secs.

Cream butter, sugar and orange rind in TM until pale and creamy, 30 secs on speed 4. Add eggs through the lid, one at a time, on speed 3.

Stir in dried fruit, walnuts and orange juice on reverse, speed 3 for 3 secs. Stir in both flours and mixed spice on reverse, speed 3 for 10 secs.

Spoon the mixture into the lined patty pans and smooth the surfaces. Bake for 15mins or until cakes are firm to touch.

Enjoy, Merry Christmas!!


  1. avatar bebi Says:

    Hmmm 1700 Celcius :) 170 degrees C? Sorry couldn’t resist a giggle. Love this site. Brand new thermomix owner. Don’t want to work anymore just play and experiment

  2. avatar Steph Says:

    Apologies you are right!!! I have amended accordingly xo

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