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Speculoos-gingerbread cupcakes

Are you looking for something other than a gingerbread house? How about these cupcakes with gingerbread topping! This wonderful combination is perfect for during winter.

1 hour preparing
35 min. cooking
4 hour waiting
20 - 24 people

What you need to make your speculoos-gingerbread cupcakes:


  • 500 g FunCakes Mix for Cupcakes
  • 125 g FunCakes Mix for Buttercream
  • 260 g FunCakes Mix for Gingerbread
  • 250 g FunCakes Mix for Royal Icing
  • FunCakes Speculoos Spices
  • FunCakes Flavour Paste -Mascarpone-
  • FunCakes Mini Confetti Christmas
  • 530 g unsalted butter
  • 5 ½ eggs (approx. 275 g)
  • 185 ml water
  • 125 g mascarpone


  • FunCakes Disposable Decorating Bags
  • Wilton Recipe Right® Muffin Pan
  • Wilton Decorating Tip #2D Dropflower Carded
  • Wilton Decorating Tip #002 Round Carded
  • Wilton Metal Cookie Cutter Gingerbread Boy -7.5cm-
  • Wilton Chrome Plated Cooling Grid
  • House of Marie Baking Cups Foil Red

Recipe of Speculoos-gingerbread cupcakes


Prepare 125 grams of FunCakes Mix for Buttercream as described on the package and add 125 grams of mascarpone and the flavour paste. Beat it to a smooth buttercream (approx. 10 minutes).


Prepare 260 grams of FunCakes Mix for Gingerbread as discribed on the package.


Preheat the oven to 180°C (convection oven 160°C).


Prepare 500 grams of FunCakes Mix for Cupcakes as indicated on the package and add the speculoos spices. Place the baking cups in the muffin pan and divide the batter into the baking cups to half fill the cups. Bake the cakes for 18-20 minutes until golden yellow and take them out of the muffin pan. Let them cool down completely on the kitchen counter.


Get the dough out of the fridge and roll it out. Cut out the cookies and bake them in 12 minutes. Let them cool down after baking.


Prepare 250 grams of FunCakes Mix for Royal Icing as described on the package. Place tip #2 in the decorating bag and fill the bag with the icing. Decorate the cookies with the icing and let them harden.


Place tip #2D in a decorating bag and fill this with the mascarpone cream.


Pipe swirls on the cupcake and place the cookies in the swirls. Decorate them with the Christmas confetti.

Just a little while before you can enjoy your cupcakes. Don't forget to share your creation: #funcakesbyme

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