Gingerbread cupcakes decorated with mini gingerbread men

Gingerbread Cupcakes

Age Suitability

12 months +





Cooking Time


Sliced apple

What you need


2 medium apples (peeled, cored and diced)
2 eggs
150g self-raising flour
60g coconut oil or alternatively butter
2 tbsp. maple syrup (optional)
For the frosting:
1 400g tin of full fat - coconut milk (stored in the refrigerator to chill over night to harden)
3 drops vanilla extract
1 bag of Mini Gingerbread Men (blended)
12 Organix Mini Gingerbread Men

Allergens warning

This product contains:
Gluten, Eggs
This product is suitable for:
Vegetarian, No dairy
This simple low sugar cupcake recipe for kids & toddlers is super fun to make! Top with gingerbread sand and a gingerbread man for the perfect summer treat.
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Pre heat oven to 180c/gas 4/fan 160c. Fill a 12-cupcake tray with cases. Steam the diced apples for 7-8 minutes, once soft add to blender to create an apple puree texture.

Apple puree in a glass bowl

Whisk the eggs in a medium sized bowl. Then add coconut oil along with the apple puree and maple syrup (if using). Gradually add the sifted flour, lightly mixing until a smooth texture has formed.

Cupcake batter in a glass bowl

Spoon the mixture into the cupcake cases evenly and bake for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Let cool for several minutes in the tray, then transfer to a wire cooling rack to completely cool, while you create the coconut frosting.

Cupcake batter in paper cake cases in a cupcake tin

Add the thick coconut cream from the tin to a medium-mixing bowl along with the vanilla extract. Use an electric whisk to create a whipped texture.

Whipped coconut cream in a bowl

Add 1 bag of our Mini Gingerbread Men to a food processor or alternatively add to a clean plastic bag and crush using a rolling pin.

Crushed mini gingerbread men in a glass bowl

Then spoon or pipe the coconut frosting onto cooled cupcakes, sprinkle the crushed gingerbread to create a sand texture and top with our favourite Mini Gingerbread Men!

Gingerbread cupcakes decorated with mini gingerbread men

These easy fairy cakes for toddlers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months and frosted on the day.

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