Buckwheat Raspberry White Chocolate Cupcake Muffins Recipe

Raspberry muffins on a plate with surrounding ingredients


  • 125 g (4½ oz) Doves Farm Organic Buckwheat Flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 100 g (3½ oz) caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 50 ml (2 fl oz) oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 75 g (2¾ oz) white chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 100 g (3½ oz) raspberries
  • Icing sugar to dust
Recipe and image courtesy of Doves Farm.

As it’s Afternoon Tea Week from August 8-14th, we have a yummy cupcake muffins recipe for you to try. Buckwheat Raspberry and White Chocolate Cupcake Muffins may be a mouthful to say, but what a delicious one to eat! These teatime treats from Doves Farm are made with buckwheat flour, which has a natural sweetness that adds an extra dimension to home-baking.

Makes: 6 muffins or 12 cupcakes

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190 deg. C., 375 deg. F, Gas Mark 5. Line a muffin tray with paper cases.
  2. Measure the flour and baking powder into a bowl and stir to combine, then stir in the sugar.
  3. Break the egg into a bowl or kitchen blender, add the oil, 4 tablespoons of water and the vanilla extract and pulse until smooth.
  4. Mix in the prepared flour and sugar.
  5. Stir in the white chocolate and raspberries.
  6. Divide the mixture between the cupcake cases.
  7. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Once cool, sieve a little icing sugar over to decorate.

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