Caribbean Cupcakes

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Food for Friends

By Levi Roots

Published 2010

  • About

I am not going to be left out of the cupcake craze! These are beautilicious; good to look at and even better to eat. The batter is based on a recipe for the classic hummingbird cake (an Aussie favourite), but it contains loads of good Caribbean ingredients.


  • 425 g (15 oz) plain flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4. Mix the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt together in a large bowl. Purée the pineapple chunks in a blender or food processor.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar together, using an electric mixer or by hand, unt